The way you use your time is the way you live your life.
Sudden change was the watchword here in the Northeast US over the recent Thanksgiving Holiday. Power outages, canceled flights, and treacherous roads made for lots of challenges and opportunities to adapt on the fly!
Heart-based time management is all about finding time, increasing productivity, and deepening your experience of each and every moment. But what happens when sudden change enters the (more…)
Procrastination is a big problem for many, many people. And finding time is a lifesaver when you’re running out of it – quickly!
You know all-too-well about procrastination when you have, say, a project that you found out about two weeks ago but haven’t worked on yet. (It’s the one you kept saying that you would get to tomorrow.) Suddenly that deadline (more…)
Procrastination is a serious challenge for LOTS of people, so if you’re one of them, you are not alone!
The reasons that people procrastinate vary, but the results are the same – ALWAYS. When procrastination is one of your go-to time choices, you are also choosing stress, frustration, dwindling self-confidence … and lots of other challenges. Ultimately, procrastination affects your career, your relationships … really your (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…)
Our schedules are, all too often, our masters rather than our servants. And when that’s the case, our schedules aren’t truly ours.
What that means in practice is that they aren’t going to work very well for us. Okay, so, what does work well, then?
When it comes to our schedules, the emphasis needs to be on self-reference. That’s true for lots (more…)
Your time is yours, and the way you spend it defines your life, moment by precious moment.
The more aware you are of your time, the more irksome it is when it feels like someone else is taking it from you! So, the first thing I’d remind you of is this: Your time is always your time; no matter what the situation, you have choices! Click to Tweet (more…)
Proactive Time Choices offer a clear answer to lots of difficult time challenges and nagging time questions. They are also a surefire path to empowerment and enhanced energy. But it can be very easy to fall into reactivity when it comes to time.
How about you?
Do you feel like you spend most of your (more…)
Chip Kelly and Philadelphia Eagles are probably not words you’d ever have expected to see at the start of a post on The Time Finder. But bear with me – he’s got some interesting things to say about time!
I’ve been learning about Chip Kelly from my VA, who is a serious fan of the Philadelphia Eagles. One of the things I’ve learned is that they are a professional football team. (Okay, that may be a slight exaggeration, but I certainly had (more…)
My Fitbit has been a very helpful addition to my exercise regimen and self-care efforts. Do you have one? (And do you use it?)
I appreciate its goal-setting flexibility and the way that it tracks my steps without my knowing. (I used a pedometer for many years, but found it distracting and cumbersome. The Fitbit, on the other hand, works away in the background as I go about my day, syncing with my computer when I’m (more…)
In fact, you may be tempted to stop reading because (more…)
When it comes to time, one size doesn’t fit all, and that’s where incremental time comes in. It’s about taking a mindful and flexible view of your tasks and priorities – a view that ultimately frees you (more…)
Whether you’re creating an info product, starting to write a book or special report, creating a business plan, working on your taxes … whatever it is, the first step can be difficult. And we all know that (more…)
In particular, Franzen cites Jeff Bezos, Amazon and the rise of self-publishing and e-books as a dire threat to the ‘serious writer’ – an august group which, presumably, includes himself but excludes (more…)
With January 1, no matter where you live and what you do, you have the opportunity to look at the coming year as a fresh slate. (more…)