Finding Time: Is This Discipline or Rigidity? Some Tips on How to Tell

Finding time to get everything done requires that you do some planning.  If you don’t, you’ll be at sea in the midst of a floating array of seemingly random (and demanding) tasks, priorities, and dreams. And planning requires both focus and flexibility.  I emphasize flexibility because so often, when we develop plans, our attitude is…

Finding Time to Enjoy Holiday Times … When You are Already Busy!

Finding time in the span between Thanksgiving and the December holidays can be a huge challenge. Here we are on December 9th, with Hanukkah starting this Friday night, and Christmas and New Year’s soon to follow.  How do you prepare for these celebrations, get everything else done, and take care of yourself, too? It’s a…

Find Time for an Ounce of H1N1 Flu Prevention

Finding time to do the little things that prevent big consequences can be a challenge.  I’m sure you’ve heard the saying, “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” Well, this year’s flu season offers us all a perfect object lesson in the importance of this adage – and in the value of…

Finding Time to Go For It!

Finding time for what matters most is a worthy goal, and it is also a daily challenge.  It’s important to remember, as we negotiate our daily priorities, that the power to make time choices is always in our hands!  No matter what comes our way, we always have choices about how we respond – and…

Finding Time to Ask the Right Questions

Finding time to move yourself from procrastination to action is a perennial time management challenge.  When you just can’t budge on a task that you’re procrastinating about, what do you do? Some time management ideas to help you in this situation might include taking steps to get more organized or more disciplined about your time…