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.…

Your Values and You — This Gives You the Clarity You Need

What do your values have to do with time management? A lot. In large part, that’s because, in our fast-paced, interconnected world, it’s so easy to get disoriented. Tasks and distractions constantly call for your attention. It’s just so easy to lose your way. From one moment to the next, everything can change. Finding time…

Your Core Values are Your Solid Foundation for Everything Else

Your core values provide the foundation for all of your activities. Whether they are conscious or not, core values are the soil that your time choices spring from. So, do you want to understand yourself and have a clear picture of where you’re headed, and why? If your answer is yes, then getting clear about…

Values Provide a Powerful Frame for Your Time Choices

Values are about what we aspire to. And they function like boundaries in a way. When you have clarity about what you value, this gives you a frame. Then, within that frame, you make time choices that are congruent with what’s most important to you. I’ve written in the past about internal and external values.…

Values and Your Goals: When They Work Together You’ll Find Time

When your values shape your goals, you are fully in sync with yourself. This has a profound impact on your focus, energy, and ultimately, your success. However, finding time to step back, consider your values and maintain your inner balance while pursuing personal or career goals can be a challenge. Whether your goals lie in…

Your Ideal Day – What It Tells You About Yourself and Your Values

What do the words ‘ideal day’ bring to mind for you? If you give yourself a moment to pause and think about it, are there images that bubble up to the surface? Many of us carry an idea of what our ideal day looks like, but not-so-many of us ever bring it fully to consciousness…

Time Choices — They Create Your Reality, and That’s Powerful

Your time choices are the building blocks of your experience of time. That’s a powerful fact that often gets lost when you’re stressed and under pressure. But it’s really true. How you feel about your time is up to you. Take yesterday, for example. Think back and ask yourself a few questions: Were you as productive…