Time Traps 101 – Address Values Conflicts to Get Unstuck

Time traps – sometimes it feels like they are everywhere! And what mysteries they can be, those time traps. Does this sound at all familiar? Special pastimes beckon to you invitingly from all angles, and it’s as if your day has a slow leak. Before you know it, night has fallen. What happened to your time?

Values Conflicts and Time Traps: Shine a Light and Find Time!

Values conflicts are like quicksand sometimes.  They throw your best-laid plans out of whack and keep you spinning your tires.  Yet they aren’t always obvious or easy to spot. Sometimes you need to backtrack, starting with a behavior and following its trail back to its root.

Self-Criticism: See It, Stop It, and Find Time

Self-criticism is one of the most debilitating time traps that we engage in … and many of us do it without even knowing. We all have voices that chatter in our heads throughout the day. and they directly shape our time choices. 

Tech Tools to Find Files Fast (and Find Time)!

Tech tools can save you time. That may sound like a truism, but it bears repeating. Finding time is much easier when you have the right tech tools at your fingertips – especially if you are

Procrastination Got You Stuck? Self-Criticism Might Be the Culprit!

Procrastination is a major time management challenge for many. Whether you’re a solopreneur, a student, a small business person, a coach, or a busy Mom or Dad, your time is precious and you probably don’t want to be wasting it spinning your tires or putting things off. But then … you do. Procrastination Saps Your Energy Indeed,…

Evernote 5 for Mac: Find Time to Stay Informed and Organized

Evernote is an elegant tool that helps you stay informed and organized, wherever you are.  We’ve written about Evernote before on The Time Finder.  For keeping track of notes, clipping news, recipes, you-name-it from the web, and 

Finding Time to Stop Living Someone Else’s Life

Finding time to follow your dreams may require waking up first. How many automatic time choices are embedded in your life from childhood? If you did the exercise in yesterday’s post, you may have been amazed at the messages you were carrying. It’s very helpful and important to spot these early default settings. That’s because…