Time Finder Favorites: June 2014 Edition

Posted on July 3, 2014, under Time After Time.

Time Finder Favorites

Time Finder Favorites

Here at The Time Finder we always mark the beginning of a new month with a look back at the old one.  Reviewing what readers of The Time Finder were drawn to in June gives us a place to begin, as we look ahead and plan what we’ll be writing about in July.

And of course, we are always interested to respond to your time questions and concerns – so  (more…)

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Complete for Gmail – Chrome Extension Types for You to Find Time!

Posted on June 30, 2014, under Time and Technology.

CompleteComplete is a Chrome extension for Gmail that has the potential to find you lots of time!

My VA recently came upon this Chrome Extension and, being a fan of anything that speeds up the process of on-line work, brought it to my attention. (more…)

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Fitbit Fun: Self-Care, Your Energy, and Your Time

Posted on June 26, 2014, under Self-Care Time.

FitbitIf you haven’t yet encountered a Fitbit, let me introduce you!

Or better yet, let me have David Sedaris introduce you (this is taken from his recent, very entertaining piece titled “Living the Fitbit Life” in The New Yorker): (more…)

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Pictual and an E-mail Cyber Monday Time Tip!

Posted on June 23, 2014, under Time and Technology.

Pictual SamplePictual is a nifty app that my VA just discovered for creating infographics to share in social media. If you’d like to find a way to quickly create a visual update to share with your friends and followers, then I suggest that you take a look at Pictual.  (more…)

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Self-Care, Your Energy, and Transitional Time

Posted on June 19, 2014, under Self-Care Time.

Self-Care and TransitionsSelf-care is something that we’ll be writing more about in the coming weeks and months.

That’s because if you’re not taking full responsibility for your self-care, you are daily sending yourself out into the world undernourished and unprepared. We would never do that to a child, or advise  (more…)

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Your To Do List at Your Fingertips with Dayboard

Posted on June 16, 2014, under Time and Technology.

To Do ListA To Do List is a key tool for keeping your tasks organized and your top priorities  at the forefront of your consciousness.

In the past, we’ve written here about ways to make your to do lists more useful (so that you really do what’s on your list) and more user friendly. (more…)

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Overwhelmed? Stepping Away Can Save the Day!

Posted on June 12, 2014, under Self-Care Time, Time and Energy.

OverwhelmedWhen you’re overwhelmed, what’s your first response?

For many of us, the knee-jerk reaction is to increase our efforts immediately … because we want to do something about that feeling. But working faster or harder or longer simply isn’t the optimal  (more…)

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On-Line and Losing Time? Use Time Plans and Boundaries to Find Time

Posted on June 9, 2014, under Time and Technology.

On-Line TimeOn-line activities take up more and more of everyone’s time these days.

Whether you go on-line as part of your business and marketing plan, or simply use  (more…)

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Looking Back While Moving Ahead on The Time Finder

Posted on June 5, 2014, under Time After Time.

Looking BackLooking back is something that we always do while we move into a new month here at The Time Finder.

As a process for grounding yourself and assimilating the lessons of the past so that they can be used in your present and your future, looking back is a helpful practice to incorporate into  (more…)

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Google Docs-Tricks and Tools to Save Time

Posted on June 2, 2014, under Time and Technology.

Google DocsGoogle Docs is a tool that’s becoming more and more popular.

As a venue for working and sharing information with your team Google Docs has the significant advantages of being available on the web and being free. (more…)

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Procrastination and Deadlines – What Works for Finding Time?

Posted on May 29, 2014, under Time Management Skills.

Our ServicesProcrastination is a time challenge for everyone.

Whether it’s something you do infrequently or a chronic problem, procrastination has a profound effect on your productivity, your energy, your confidence, AND your self-esteem! (more…)

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Everplans – Planning at Its Hardest and Most Meaningful

Posted on May 26, 2014, under Time and Technology, Time as We Age.

EverplansEverplans is a service that offers tools for planning what to do and where to keep important information that your loved ones will need access to after you have died.

Memorial Day certainly brings to mind, very poignantly, the necessity for such planning.  (more…)

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Procrastination Cure – Get Unstuck Using Fun and Find Time!

Posted on May 22, 2014, under Time Management Skills.

Procrastination CureProcrastination is something that plagues all of us, eating up time and energy and causing untold worry and stress. So a procrastination cure is just what the doctor ordered!

Read on for some good ideas to get you moving again, when you are stuck in a rut of  (more…)

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reCAPTCHA – Enhances Security and Makes the Most of Time!

Posted on May 19, 2014, under Time and Technology.

ReCAPTCHAreCAPTCHA is a variation on the CAPTCHA tool that most everyone who frequents websites is familiar with.  Familiar and, very possibly, annoyed with as well … am I right?

CAPTCHA’s are those little strings of letters (and sometimes numbers) that you have to (more…)

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Multitasking and Mindfulness – Use Them Well and Find More Time!

Posted on May 15, 2014, under Time Transformation.

MultitaskingMultitasking can be an excellent time-saving tool … when it isn’t diluting needed focus, taking you out of the moment, and slowing you down.

You see, the fundamental truth about multitasking is that it works well with simple tasks, but leads to buckets of lost time if you’re working  (more…)

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