Paperless Organization to De-Clutter and Find Time

Posted on January 12, 2015, under Time and Technology.

Scan and go paperless

Going Paperless just got even easier!

Going paperless is becoming more and more the norm in our digital and increasingly cloud-based world.

The advantages of storing information in a digital format are many.

You save space – and that, for many businesses, translates directly into saving money. (more…)

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Relaxation Tips to Refresh and Rejuvenate Your Time

Posted on January 8, 2015, under Time and Energy.

Relaxation Tips

Relaxation Tips to Keep You Going!

Relaxation isn’t usually at the top of anyone’s list of New Year’s Resolutions.

But, when it comes to being able to actually follow through on plans and aspirations, relaxation and self-care aren’t indulgences.

Indeed, I’d like to propose that you reframe relaxation as a responsibility in this New  (more…)

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Kanbanote Plus Evernote for Finding Time!

Posted on January 5, 2015, under Time and Technology.

Kanbanote

Kanbanote and Evernote – a time-saving combination!

Kanbanote looks to be an interesting web-based app that lets you arrange notes in Evernote into clear, actionable lists.

The advantage with Kanbanote is that it enables you to rearrange items you’ve added to Evernote in new  (more…)

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Reflection on the Past Enhances Your Present and Future

Posted on January 1, 2015, under Time After Time.

Reflection Deepens

Reflection deepens your experience of time.

Reflection on the past, whether it’s the past minute, day, month, or year, is always an enriching and deepening experience. There are times when this is a pleasurable activity, times when it’s simply informative, and times when it can be quite painful.

And this may feel paradoxical, but it’s actually those painful times of reflection that yield the most precious and powerful treasures. When you are able to open your heart and mind to  (more…)

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Chrome Extension to Help You De-Clutter and Find Time

Posted on December 29, 2014, under Time and Technology.

Tab Snooze

The Tab Snooze Google Chrome extension de-clutters your workspace.

This is a Google Chrome extension that I think you’re going to like – especially as you make plans to de-clutter and get organized for the start of a New Year!

It’s called Tab Snooze and it’s a Chrome extension that allows you to make your browser tabs disappear when you don’t need them and appear when you do!

But why would you want to cut down on the number of  (more…)

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Google Keep Adds Color for Better Organization

Posted on December 22, 2014, under Time and Technology.

Google Keep

Google Keep helps keep your notes organized!

Google Keep is a flexible and very Google-friendly note-taking app. (And it’s especially helpful at this time of year, if you’re making a list – and checking it twice!)

We spotlighted Google Keep here in the blog in a post titled “Time-Saving Tip: Try Google Keep to Find Time!” and  (more…)

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Fear Stealing Your Time and Energy? Make 2015 Different!

Posted on December 18, 2014, under Time and Energy.

Fear stealing your time?

Is fear stealing your time and energy?

Fear is so debilitating! It robs you of confidence and creativity while wasting your time and siphoning off your energy into dead-end worries and what-if’s.

Fear is also, quite often, unrealistic and unnecessary. It’s all about the stories we learned and the stories we tell ourselves.

If scarcity of time or money … or anything … was something that was a worry in your family,  (more…)

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New Year Tech Review to Create Space and Find Time!

Posted on December 15, 2014, under Time and Technology.

Opening to the sunrise

Consciously letting go of the old helps you open to the new!

The New Year is fast approaching!  One of the things you can do to make the New Year truly NEW is to consciously say good-bye to the old.  In my upcoming Finding Time E-zine (it’ll be published on 1/8/15 … and you can sign-up for it HERE) you’ll find ideas for navigating this time of transition  (more…)

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Finding Time Right Now by Changing How You Think About It

Posted on December 11, 2014, under Time and Energy, Time Choices.

Little girl thinking about time.

Finding time – you can do it by changing your thinking!

Finding time isn’t easy – not in our fast-paced world.

You may not even want to think about it because you figure you’re likely to just feel overwhelmed by looming tasks … or totally depressed by how scarce your time seems.

But thinking about it is a very powerful tool in the quest to find time.  Indeed, the way you think about your time has a huge impact on how you  (more…)

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Gmail – It’s Never too Late to Learn New Tricks to Find Time!

Posted on December 8, 2014, under Time and Technology.

Gmail Ideas

Gmail-There’s always more to learn!

Gmail is everywhere, and if you’re a user, you are probably familiar with many of its features.

Or are you?

As is the case with many of the capabilities that our computers and software programs put at our fingertips, we often only use a fraction of the tools available. (more…)

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Procrastination Problems – Is Fear Your Roadblock?

Posted on December 4, 2014, under Time Boundaries, Time Management Skills.

Procrastination and Fear

Does fear fuel your procrastination?

Procrastination grows with overwhelm and stress … and as unfinished tasks pile up everything just feels more and more impossible!

Your energy dwindles as fear mounts.  Where do you begin, when procrastination has you in a panic and the clock just keeps ticking?

We’ve written quite a bit about procrastination here – and we’ve shared proven, practical  (more…)

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Sudden Change? Adapt, Stay on Track, and Find Time!

Posted on December 3, 2014, under Time Choices, Time Management Skills.

Snow Sudden Change

Welcoming change – even sudden change – really helps!

Sudden change was the watchword here in the Northeast US over the recent Thanksgiving Holiday.  Power outages, canceled flights, and treacherous roads made for lots of challenges and opportunities to adapt on the fly!

Heart-based time management is all about finding time, increasing productivity, and deepening your experience of each and every moment. But what happens when sudden change enters the  (more…)

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Looking Back, Learning and Finding Time

Posted on December 1, 2014, under Time After Time.

Looking Back and Looking Ahead

Looking Back and Looking Ahead

Looking back as you get ready to move ahead is an excellent way to learn from mistakes, consolidate gains and find time.

That’s because time spent looking back allows you to review what worked and what kinds of time choices were most useful to you.

This enables you to carry your best choices  (more…)

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Your Schedule-Take Charge and Find Time!

Posted on November 24, 2014, under Time and Energy, Time Boundaries.

Your Schedule Holds Your Dreams

Your Schedule Holds Your Dreams and Goals

Your schedule can be a stress-reducer or a stress-creator, depending on how you structure it.

You’re the one who decides about your schedule.  But how often do you forget that, allowing your priorities to get hijacked, and falling into reactivity when it comes to structuring your time?

Taking Back Your Schedule

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Emergencies Happen and You CAN Prepare!

Posted on November 20, 2014, under Time Management Skills.

Emergencies Happen

Emergencies – How you prepare really makes a difference!

Emergencies are, by definition, unpredictable. The lake-effect snowstorms that have battered Buffalo and surrounding areas are a very good example.

Coming so early in the season, the unprecedented blizzard conditions created millions of emergencies, large and small, in millions of lives.  And unfortunately, from what I’m hearing, lots and lots of people were unprepared for the  (more…)

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