In Transitional Times, Start by Putting Your Feet on the Ground

Transitional times throw lots of people off track because they are, by definition, disorienting. Finding time while you are in the midst of change is often very challenging. And this time of year, no matter where you live, is nothing, if not a monumental time of transition. Here in New Hampshire, despite the recent blizzard, we…

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…

Looking Ahead, Looking Back, Moving Forward into a New Month

Looking ahead as you move into a new month is a process that is always deepened when looking back is also one of the steps in the journey. You see, it’s not a linear process, our learning and growing. Unpredictable and sometimes messy, it involves lots of experiences, a good measure of mistakes, and plenty…

Procrastination and Transitions — Favorites from The Time Finder

Procrastination is a perennial time challenge that was high on the list of favorites for Time Finder readers this past month. But it wasn’t at the top of the list. It was a post about transitions titled Transitions – How do YOU Relate to Them? that readers were most drawn to. And it’s no surprise. This month…

Turning Energy Changes into Energy Boosts During Transition Times

Energy changes abound, as autumn transforms our corner of New Hampshire. Temperatures dip and morning mist rises over the ponds. Swamp maples are starting to turn fiery red. And turkeys and their young forage behind the house in the early morning. What energy changes, challenges and opportunities do you face as the season changes? Night comes earlier (or later, if…

Letting Go and Moving Ahead – Traveling Through Transition Times

Letting go is a time management skill that is key to getting things done. It’s not a skill that gets talked about all that much, though. Maybe that’s because letting go is a little like the spaces between words, or between notes in a musical composition. The spaces are so important because, without them, there’s…

Transitional Activities Move You Through Transitions

Transitional activities are important time tools because they help you navigate your transitions more effectively. Transitions, whether large or small, are challenging because they involve change. They are unsettling, by definition. You are moving from one thing to another. That evokes feelings. It also entails a shift in your orientation.