Posts about 'Time and Energy'

Verbs are Important-Find the Right One and Find Time!

Posted on March 6, 2014 by , under Time and Energy, Time Management Skills.

Verbs are Important!Verbs are important!  Who’s the last person that uttered  that phrase to you? I’m guessing it may have been a long-ago teacher, extolling the virtues of action verbs and encouraging you to make your writing more vivid and engaging.

Other than that late-elementary-school  (more…)

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Breathing: Your Portable, Powerful and Dependable Stress-Reducer

Posted on March 4, 2014 by , under Self-Care Time, Time and Energy.

BreathingBreathing.  It’s something we all do, pretty much every moment of our lives.  And yet, we pay it little mind … our breathing.

And that’s to our detriment, because our breathing has a huge impact on how we experience our moments and our time.  Indeed, our  (more…)

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Lower Your Stress and Transform Your Time

Posted on February 27, 2014 by , under Time and Energy, Time Transformation.

Lower Your StressWhen you lower your stress you enhance your energy, expand your perspective, and transform your time.  

For most of us, the hustle, bustle, and challenges of everyday life are making our stress levels inch up each day.  Yet, there are ways to step away  (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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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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Perfectionism Trap: 3 Time Tips to Free You!

Posted on January 29, 2014 by , under Time and Energy.

Perfectionism TrapPerfectionism is NOT the pursuit of excellence!

That’s a crippling illusion.  In reality excellence is choked and stifled by perfectionism. As artist and writer Julia Cameron has written: “Perfectionism is not a quest for the best. It is a pursuit of the worst in ourselves, the part that tells us that nothing  (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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Time Wisdom-Find Yours Inside, and Find More Time

Posted on January 24, 2014 by , under Time and Energy, Time and Values.

Time WisdomTime wisdom is your most precious treasure when it comes to time management.

In today’s world, it’s easy to get so caught up in doing that we gradually lose touch with being. And when that happens, our energy, efficiency and effectiveness are all negatively affected.  That’s because  (more…)

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Hour of Code-Finding Time for Big Changes with Small Steps!

Posted on January 23, 2014 by , under Time and Energy, Time Management Skills.

Hour of CodeHave you heard about the Hour of Code project sponsored by Code.org?

It’s a campaign anchored in the schools, that is aimed at getting students (and really anyone) to make a small stab at learning code.  And while the kick-off was in December, the Hour of Code  (more…)

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Perspective Power-Change Yours and Find More Time

Posted on January 18, 2014 by , under Time and Energy, Time Transformation.

Perspective Power Perspective is a very powerful thing, and changing it not only changes how you see, it changes what you see, as well.

Let’s try a little test about perspective. Do you feel stuck about something right now? Think of something that you’ve got your heels dug in about – or something that has you  (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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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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Self-Talk to Power Up Your Energy, Effectiveness and Time!

Posted on January 5, 2014 by , under Time and Energy, Time Transformation.

Self Talk - What Do YOU Say?Self-talk forms the silent backdrop to our lives.  Half-heard yet powerful, we all do it and it impacts us profoundly.

If you’ve ever meditated, you’ve had a good window on the droning and subliminally distracting self-talk that you engage in all the time. (more…)

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Resolutions 101: When You Slip, Release Failure and Focus on the Fix!

Posted on January 3, 2014 by , under Time and Energy, Time Management Skills.

Resolutions-Learn from MistakesResolutions are in the air, as 2014 begins its unfolding and we all anticipate making some desired changes in our lives.

It’s an exciting time, filled with hopeful energy and new promise.  And for many of us, it’s a time when we re-introduce resolutions that we’ve made  (more…)

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