The way you use your time is the way you live your life.
Procrastination is a huge time, energy and confidence thief.
The habit of putting things off creates a vicious cycle that feeds on itself and fosters a spiral of negativity and discouragement.
It can be difficult to do things we don’t want to do. But procrastination doesn’t solve that problem – it just puts it off. The task always waits for you. (more…)
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…)
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…)
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…)
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…)
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…)
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…)
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…)
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…)
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…)
Our energy levels vary, and so there are times of day when we are naturally more energetic and, therefore, more productive. (more…)
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…)
So, to continue and take a look at flexible focus, I thought I’d share an article from the (more…)
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…)
And the better you manage that stress, the more productive you’ll be – and the happier and (more…)