Stuck? Scared? Turn Toward Trouble and Find Time!

Posted on October 16, 2014 by , under Time Choices.

Stuck or scared

Stuck and scared? You can find time instead!

When you’re stuck, scared or just plain stymied, the temptation is to turn (or run) away from whatever you perceive as the problem.  It’s instinctual – a knee jerk reaction that may have saved us back when dinosaurs wandered the earth.

But it often doesn’t serve us now.  In fact, in many cases it’s about the worst thing you can do if you’re stuck or scared.  Turning away doesn’t make the  (more…)

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Stress, Your Energy and Your Time – Helpful Affirmations

Posted on October 9, 2014 by , under Time and Energy, Time Choices.

Stress Affirmations

Stress getting to you? Affirmations help!

Stress is a fact of life.  There’s no getting around it; BUT you can develop skills for managing it.

Managing your stress well contributes a LOT to your success – and even more importantly, to the quality of your relationships, your moments … and your life!

When it comes to stress management,  (more…)

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Overwhelmed? Stepping Away Can Save the Day!

Posted on June 12, 2014 by , 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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Reducing Stress in Your Home to Find More Time!

Posted on March 11, 2014 by , under Time and Energy.

Reducing Stress-Family FunReducing stress in your home is one surefire way to find more energy and time in your life.  

That’s because stress is a huge drain on your mind, body and spirit.  It depletes your energy and has a profound effect on how you relate to your time.  And so it makes sense that reducing stress – in  (more…)

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De-Cluttering Tech Tool to Help You Find Time!

Posted on February 24, 2014 by , under Time and Technology.

De-clutteringDe-cluttering is always a great time-saver and stress reducer.

And de-cluttering gives you a boost whether your clutter is in your physical space, your mental space, or the nooks and crannies of your virtual world.  No matter where it resides, clutter drains  (more…)

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Self-Care Rituals to Soothe, Energize, and Transform Time

Posted on February 18, 2014 by , under Self-Care Time, Time and Energy, Time Transformation.

Self-Care RitualsSelf-Care is one of the most important tools in your time management toolbox.

That’s because life gets way too busy – so busy, sometimes, that you may feel like you don’t have time to take care of yourself. But, in order to embrace all that life has to offer, it’s vital that you move  (more…)

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Internal Boundaries-A Big Key to Your Time Success!

Posted on February 11, 2014 by , under Time Boundaries.

Internal BoundariesInternal boundaries present challenges for many. The challenges arise both in setting internal boundaries and in maintaining them.

And if I had to name a key tool in your time management toolbox, internal boundaries would be right up there near the top of the list. (more…)

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Stress and You – Change Your Thoughts and Find More Time!

Posted on February 4, 2014 by , under Time and Energy, Time Transformation.

Stress and Your TimeWe all encounter stress from day to day and minute to minute.

It’s a fundamental fact of living for everyone, stress is.  Since it’s built right in to the human condition, it’s not the absence of stress that we should strive for – but better ways to manage it.  (more…)

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Your Work Rhythms-Know Them and Use Them to Optimize Your Time and Productivity

Posted on January 30, 2014 by , under Time and Energy.

Work RhythmsOur work rhythms are as unique as we are.  But one thing that’s true for all of us is that we each HAVE work rhythms.

Our energy levels vary, and so there are times of day when we are naturally more energetic and, therefore, more productive. (more…)

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De-Cluttering in Doable Chunks-Your 52-Week Challenge

Posted on January 28, 2014 by , under Time and Energy.

De-cluttering in doable chunksDe-cluttering is a worthy goal, no matter where you are on the clutter spectrum!

That’s because clutter doesn’t get rid of itself, AND wherever it exists, it eats up energy and time. If your space is cluttered, everything you undertake is going to take just a little bit longer.   (more…)

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Flexible Focus from the Finding Time E-zine

Posted on January 26, 2014 by , under Time Management Skills.

flexible focusFlexible focus is a very helpful concept, and one that builds on yesterday’s article about finding the balance between creativity and discipline, and moving efficiently from one project to another.

So, to continue and take a look at flexible focus, I thought I’d share an article from the  (more…)

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Streamlining Your Workflow to Move from Do to Done Today!

Posted on January 21, 2014 by , under Time Boundaries.

StreamliningStreamlining any process, task, or series of tasks is generally a great way to find time.

And if you’re a busy blogger, entrepreneur or small business owner, you probably have a to-do list that far outstrips your available time – so  (more…)

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Stress and You: Manage It, Free Yourself, and Find Time!

Posted on January 16, 2014 by , under Time and Energy.

Stress and YouStress is part of everyone’s life and work. Whether you are a solo-entrepreneur, run your own business, or work for someone else, managing your work stress can be a challenge.

And the better you manage that stress, the more productive you’ll be – and the happier and  (more…)

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7 Time Myths That Keep You Stuck, Self-Critical and Stressed!

Posted on January 12, 2014 by , under Time Management Skills.

Time MythsTime myths … we all harbor them, and they eat away at our helpful time habits, leaving us frustrated and behind-the-eight-ball.

Often, time myths are instilled by our culture, our early messages, and behaviors we have observed in others.  They are deeply embedded …  (more…)

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Work Time Paradox – When Does More Become Less?

Posted on January 10, 2014 by , under Self-Care Time, Time and Energy.

Work TimeWork time is what busy people are always looking for more of.  Am I right?

Often we sacrifice sleep, leisure, and family time in order to find more work time.  When’s the last time you were late for dinner because you stayed at work to finish something up?  Or maybe you  (more…)

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