Setting a Time Boundary Cuts Stress and is a Gift to Yourself

When you set a time boundary, you are not only reducing stress for yourself. You are also giving yourself a gift of time. This isn’t magic, though. It’s a time management skill that you develop with patience and steady practice. When you’re busy, finding time isn’t always easy. And without the ability to set and…

Unexpected Boundary – A Rainy Day Gift from the Universe

A time boundary is a gift you give yourself. That’s the most useful way to think about it. And your time boundary isn’t a negative thing at all. It helps you focus your energies because you say “No” to what’s less important. And that gives you the space and time and energy to say a…

Templates and Spreadsheets Excel for Finding Time!

Templates are wonderful tools for finding time, and if you’ve never used one, today is a great day to get started. Templates are especially good for saving you time with tasks that you repeat with some frequency. Let’s say you often travel for your work.  Developing templates for packing saves untold time – not to…

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

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 … 

Find Time to Manage Your Energy Crisis Today!

Finding time, not just to survive but to thrive in today’s 24-7 plugged-in, non-stop environment may be the major challenge that faces us today, both as individuals and as a culture.  How many of you, as you start to read this post are already thinking about the next item on your to-do list?  How many…

Find Time to Make Your Morning Ritual Sparkle

Finding time is a wonderful event.  So, why not celebrate it with special time for yourself at the start of the day? A morning ritual offers a chance to celebrate your accomplishments and just being YOU, and gives you a reliable energy boost, first thing, each and every day. Today I’m extending our exploration of…

Find Time to Stop Making Yourself Feel Guilty: Timely Tip #1

Finding time and then enjoying the time you find can feel like an act of courage sometimes! That is especially true when there are voices (both inside you and around you) telling you that your time doesn’t really belong to you. Perhaps they tell you that you owe it to others, instead. Rather than allowing…