Strengthen Your Relationships with Time Boundaries

Your relationships thrive when you are well-grounded in your time choices. That means being realistic about what is possible, and being true to yourself and your values. When you over-extend you’re bound to fall short on follow-through sometimes. This erodes trust (both for you and for others) and also drains your energy and confidence. Time…

Pro Tip for Reclaiming Your Time — Set Some Boundaries

When I wrote earlier about reclaiming your time, I noted that clarity and compassion offer the best route to success. So, when you set a time boundary, your motivation is important, as is the way you communicate your choice. This is a process that gets easier the more you practice it. Starting small and working…

Taking Back Your Time — A Process Worth Exploring

Taking back your time is a perennial challenge. And it’s one worth taking on, because when it comes right down to it, your time is your most valuable asset. Think of the opportunities that are beckoning right now, at this moment. And then think of the tasks that are calling out for your immediate attention.…

Recalibrating Resolutions Renews Your Energy

Recalibrating resolutions keeps you energized and on-track when you feel yourself faltering. Remember that goal that looked so doable back on January 1? Well, don’t be discouraged. You can still get there, but you may need to step back and recalibrate. What do I mean by that? Taking stock… Finding time to take stock when…

A Pause That Refreshes — Do It Today

When you pause in the midst of your busy day, you give yourself a gift. It’s that simple and that dependable. So, pause right now and take three deep breaths. Don’t keep reading. Actually do it. You’ve just given yourself a small message that you are important and that being in your moment, right now,…

The Easiest Self-Care Boost Ever? Think Chewing.

Wait. Chewing is a self-care skill? Bear with me here. Especially for the busiest among us, chewing is an activity that has profound benefits and that we seldom, if ever, think about. The reality of our everyday lives is that self-care is often the thing that falls to the bottom of our list of things…

What If Your Time Legacy Gives You Mixed Messages?

In a previous post I wrote about the importance of recognizing your time legacy. These are the ideas about time that you learned from important people in your life. When you carry them into your present, they have a profound impact on your time choices, and ultimately on how you experience your life. So, it’s…