Managing Predictable Change to Free Up Time and Energy

Predictable change is very different from unexpected change. Both present challenges. And both require different time and energy management skills. As they say about our climate here in New England, “If you don’t like the weather, just wait – it’s sure to change!”  That concept, applied more generally, can be a very helpful tip for…

Change, Whether Predictable or Unexpected, Always Rocks the Boat

Change is in the air at this time of year. But if you think about it, it’s really always in the air. Like your in-breath and your out-breath, change is a constant. This past weekend we nearly had a frost here in New Hampshire. Barely September, and already some of our tender plants were nipped by the cold. We were…

Change and Your Time — Let Your Feelings Help You Through

Change is everywhere. So, how do you relate to change? The choices you make about this are profound, affecting your focus, your time management, and your productivity. And the thing is, no matter what life is presenting you with at any given time, changes always initiate a transition toward a new beginning. What’s your go-to feeling…

Aging and You – Here are 5 Tips to Help You Navigate the Transitions

Aging.  What images spring to mind when you hear that word? Do you recoil? Deny? Pretend? Or do you embrace this life transition and all that it holds for you? Pause for a moment and consider how the idea of aging fits into your world. Like time, the aging process is not something that we…

Sudden Change? This Helps Keep You in Charge No Matter What.

Finding time and maintaining focus and discipline when world or life events are pressing is often very challenging. How successful do you feel at keeping your core values in mind and managing your priorities when you are confronted with sudden change? Crises and sudden change shake things up. Most of us feel comfortable when we…

Change Getting You Down? This Could Be Comforting…

We are always in a state of change. If you’re like many people, there are wonderful times when you feel like you’re flowing with it, or even looking forward to it. Other times it can be jarring and disorienting. So today I want to look at a fundamental illusion about change. Once you see it clearly,…

In Transitional Times, Start by Putting Your Feet on the Ground

Transitional times throw lots of people off track because they are, by definition, disorienting. Finding time while you are in the midst of change is often very challenging. And this time of year, no matter where you live, is nothing, if not a monumental time of transition. Here in New Hampshire, despite the recent blizzard, we…