Scarcity Mentality and Self-Criticism-Time Wasters Extraordinaire

The scarcity mentality coupled with self-critical messages are two of the biggest time-wasters going. Why do I say that? Well, a scarcity mentality knocks you off-track and puts you in a reactive stance that’s fundamentally dis-empowering. Then your Inner Critic drones on, undermining your confidence as it points its shaming finger at you. What’s needed is a…

Paula, Time Carries Me Forward, But I Don’t Feel 65!

Time can be so mysterious. It looks different to us, depending on our age, and on what we believe about it. That’s what struck me when I read a recent e-mail from one of our e-zine subscribers. Her particular challenge is about turning 65 — and her quandary illuminates a universal experience. Time, since it’s always…

Transitions, Changes and the River of Time

How do you respond to transitions? Changes? I invite you to just pause for a moment and think about how the flux and flow of transitions affect your feelings about your time? Right now, here in the States, we are experiencing some big changes. These changes are profoundly disturbing for many. For others, they are…

Boundaries, Follow-Through and Rewards — Keys to Your Time Success

Setting time boundaries is a prime tool for finding time. And as many of you know, it can present challenges on many levels. There are the interpersonal challenges that pop up as you set your boundaries and then people respond or react to your actions. And then there are also internal hurdles to overcome. You…

Letting Go, Moving Ahead, Finding Time by Staying in the Flow

There’s a flow to time. Have you noticed? Nearing the end of another week, I’m guessing that, like me, you’ve needed to let go of some plans, while finding time for unforeseen new tasks. Our lives fluctuate while time, like a river, continues steadily along its course. Sometimes it feels relentless, that flow. When you’re…

That Friday Feeling — A Powerful Gift You Can Give Yourself

It’s almost Friday. Are you going to make it? How often do you arrive at Friday night feeling frazzled, breathless, and too tired to enjoy your evening? And is Friday, for you, like the proverbial light at the end of a tunnel? Well, this pattern is true for so many of us. We race through our…

Morning Moment — A New Day and a Pause to Take It All In

Morning moment, morning light. It’s the morning after the shortest day of the year. This new day, I greet a snowy sunrise and enjoy a quiet moment. Here in my silent office the clock ticks. Wan morning light moves slowly up my windowpane, casting dim shadows as the day brightens.  I sip my tea and…