Efficiency and Effectiveness — Maybe They Aren’t the Heart of the Matter

Efficiency and effectiveness are the Gold Standard when it comes to time management these days. Or are they? Certainly, finding time to complete all of your tasks is important. But there’s much more to life than efficiency and effectiveness. In fact, if you’ve visited here before, you know that my Heart-Based Time Management™ System is,…

Seasonal Templates Help You Find the Time to Savor Your Moments

The changing seasons are a constant source of flux. So, as we approach the Summer Solstice, I’m reminded of how helpful seasonal templates are. Last week I wrote about shopping templates. Creating a shopping template for yourself makes your trips to the store so much more efficient. And the same goes for seasonal chores, like…

Choices, Time, and You — Creating Your Life, Moment by Moment

I can’t think of anything that’s more important than your time choices. Quite literally, they mean the world to you. So, how do you feel about that? What kinds of decisions do you make, each day, each moment, about your time and how you spend it? No dress rehearsals… In an earlier post here at…

Time Choices Define Where You Are and Where You Are Going

Time choices — the ones you make in each moment of your day — may seem very small and insignificant sometimes. But they make all the difference in the world. In the most concrete way possible, these everyday decisions define your path. And this happens incrementally — often without your even noticing. That’s why it’s so…

That Friday Feeling — A Powerful Gift You Can Give Yourself

It’s almost Friday. Are you going to make it? How often do you arrive at Friday night feeling frazzled, breathless, and too tired to enjoy your evening? And is Friday, for you, like the proverbial light at the end of a tunnel?   The finish line at the end of a marathon? This is true for…

Gratitude, Even in the Hardest of Times? Ask Paula…

Gratitude is a feeling, and it is also a choice. In truth, it’s one of the most powerful and life-enhancing choices you can make. As Eckhart Tolle has said, “It is through gratitude for the present moment that the spiritual dimension of life opens up.” In my recent post titled Gratitude Changes Everything: 5 Powerful Tips to…

Moments are All You Have, So How Alive are You in Yours?

Moments are precious. And it’s true – they are all that we have. But the future has a way of swallowing up our present moments. This is especially true when there’s a big event on the horizon — something like the approaching winter holidays. So, is this a challenge for you? Moments and Albert Einstein Anticipation about…