Managing Predictable Change to Free Up Time and Energy

Predictable change is very different from unexpected change. Both present challenges. And both require different time and energy management skills. As they say about our climate here in New England, “If you don’t like the weather, just wait – it’s sure to change!”  That concept, applied more generally, can be a very helpful tip for…

What Do Peaches Have to Do with Your Values and Your Self-Care Skills?

Yes, peach season is upon us. IN fact, we’re in the thick of it, and we’re having a bumper crop here in New Hampshire after last year’s disappointing harvest. It’s hard to believe we are now looking back at Labor Day. And it feels like I was celebrating the arrival of our blueberries just yesterday.…

Birthdays, Aging, and Moving Through Time Transitions

Aging is a fact of life. I am reminded of this each August, as another birthday rolls around. Each year it feels different. And each year, I take time to make friends with the reality. Aging and birthdays — a process vs. a point in time… A birthday is what it says it is — a day —…

A Grateful Pause Replenishes Your Energy Like Nothing Else

Finding time to be grateful is one of the keys to living your fullest life. The attitude of gratitude opens hearts and minds as nothing else can. But did you know that it also gives you energy? It’s true, and it’s palpable. My Heart-Based Time and Energy™ System is all about finding ways to optimize…

Your Work Style — Don’t Ignore it When Making Time and Energy Choices

How would you describe your work style? Do you think you’d spot it if you ran into it on the street? Many smart, productive people probably would be hard-pressed to recognize, let alone describe, their work style. And yet, this is a foundational factor in everyone’s time choices and time success. Indeed, time and energy management works…

Transitions, Tech Tips and Strong Time — 3 Top Posts to Revisit and Savor

Transitions are all about letting go of one thing and taking hold of another. And it’s the time in-between where so much of the learning takes place. So, how you manage your transitions offers powerful hints what will happen next. In fact, you could say that it defines what happens next. Do you review, savor,…

Mobilize Your Time Energy™ and Put Overwhelm in Its Place

Overwhelm is one of the biggest time and energy drains going. But the good news is that there’s no need to put up with overwhelm for another minute. Great things are accomplished in tiny steps, as long as your energy works for you, not against you. So here’s a productive path you can follow. All you need…