Posted on June 12, 2014 by Paula Eder, under Self-Care Time, Time and Energy.
When 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…)
Posted on March 11, 2014 by Paula Eder, under Time and Energy.
Reducing 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…)
Posted on February 24, 2014 by Paula Eder, under Time and Technology.
De-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…)
Posted on February 18, 2014 by Paula Eder, under Self-Care Time, Time and Energy, Time Transformation.
Self-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…)
Posted on February 11, 2014 by Paula Eder, under Time Boundaries.
Internal 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…)
Posted on February 4, 2014 by Paula Eder, under Time and Energy, Time Transformation.
We 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…)
Posted on January 30, 2014 by Paula Eder, under Time and Energy.
Our 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…)
Posted on January 28, 2014 by Paula Eder, under Time and Energy.
De-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…)
Posted on January 26, 2014 by Paula Eder, under Time Management Skills.
Flexible 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…)
Posted on January 21, 2014 by Paula Eder, under Time Boundaries.
Streamlining 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…)
Posted on January 16, 2014 by Paula Eder, under Time and Energy.
Stress 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…)
Posted on January 12, 2014 by Paula Eder, under Time Management Skills.
Time 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…)
Posted on January 10, 2014 by Paula Eder, under Self-Care Time, Time and Energy.
Work 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…)
Posted on January 8, 2014 by Paula Eder, under Time Boundaries, Time Management Skills.
Staying on track and on time, whether you are working alone on a project or managing other people is a key skill for productivity and success.
Digging down a bit, we see that staying on track is about maintaining focus. And digging down a little further, I’d add that it’s about knowing
Posted on November 19, 2013 by Paula Eder, under Time and Energy, Time Management Skills.
Holiday celebrations offer wonderful opportunities to gather gratefully and connect with family and friends.
They can also be times of major stress. So, as we plan for 2013′s holiday celebrations, time management tips couldn’t be more important. (more…)