The way you use your time is the way you live your life.
When you open to what is you let yourself see, hear and feel without impediment.
This may be challenging, because we naturally recoil from things that are painful. But avoidance and defenses, while they may seem like they help, actually encumber us.
Like the turtle’s shell, you carry your protection everywhere you go. (more…)
Choosing is a complex and often unconscious process. Whether it’s choosing what’s ‘best’ or choosing what we want, or making choices based on other considerations, we are constantly choosing.
We do it hundreds of times each day – choosing. One moment it’s an active choice and maybe the next (more…)
Your present moment – this moment – the one you are in right now – is the intersection between your past and your future. If you let them, your time choices come alive in this moment.
At once profound and mysterious, your present moment is a place of stillness. As you allow yourself to settle in and fully experience the stillness, your moment reveals itself as both an opening and a turning point.
Always, your present moment offers you the potential for deep insight and (more…)
New habits. Ask anyone about them, this time of year, and you’re likely to get a blank stare, a hapless shrug, or maybe a defensive response.
That’s because when it comes to developing new habits we tend to relate in a black-and-white way.
We’re either doing it or we aren’t, and there’s no process involved. (more…)
Calming self-talk not only reduces stress, it actually helps you find more time.
And you can give yourself this calming gift whenever you want to – it’s up to you. Many of us don’t tap into that power – but how about starting today?
How often do you wake up in the middle of the night with frantic thoughts about all you need to get done the next day? Sometimes do you feel (more…)
“Slow down, you move too fast; you’ve got to make the morning last …” Remember that song from the ’60’s?
Finding time to slow down – or to “stop and smell the roses” – might be advice that feels so familiar that it seems like a cliché. But there’s a great deal of wisdom there.
It can be a challenge, finding time to be (more…)
Productivity is something we all strive for – but is it always all that it’s cracked up to be?
What does your wise mind tell you?
We hear it trumpeted all the time – how increasing your efficiency and effectiveness with time management tools, tips and tricks will exponentially increase your productivity and ultimately lead to wild success in whatever enterprise you pursue! Right? (more…)
You see, the fundamental truth about multitasking is that it works well with simple tasks, but leads to buckets of lost time if you’re working (more…)
And yet it’s important to know that feeling stuck in a rut isn’t a fact of life or a true reflection of reality. No, it’s a choice we make – and a choice we (more…)
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…)
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…)
There are the changes that come with aging. They arrive gradually but can feel sudden when (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…)
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…)
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…)