Your Courage: Cultivate It to Make Change Possible

When you cultivate your courage you give yourself a boost, no matter what your goals may be. Even small steps sometimes require courage. But why is that? Well, for starters, even when they don’t serve you, it’s not always easy to step away from old pastimes or habits. If you’re working to change a pattern…

Timers Help Hugely When You Set Time Boundaries

Why am I writing about timers today? Well, first, let’s step back and take a look at the importance of time boundaries in your life. You’ve a better chance of staying focused when you know how long you need to be on task and productive. First, know the terrain. When you know how much time…

Your Time Boundaries Honor You, Your Priorities, and Your Worth

What does it mean to say that your time boundaries honor you? If you’re a reader of this blog, you know that time boundaries are a foundational tool in my Finding Time toolbox. They are the key to creating space and gaining the traction you need to accomplish your goals and priorities. But how is…

Letting Go of Clutter — Why Is It So Hard?

Letting go of clutter is notoriously difficult. But why? I’m guessing that you are probably well aware that getting to the bottom of your clutter is a daunting task. Indeed, whatever form it takes, clutter seems to have a way of persisting. Maybe it’s in your space or on your computer. Maybe your to-do list…

Are You Rigid or Focused? It’s a Difference That Matters.

The difference between being rigid and being focused or disciplined has a big impact on your success. Yet, quite often these qualities are conflated. Finding time to get everything done requires that you do some planning.  If you don’t, you’ll be at sea in the midst of a floating array of seemingly random (and demanding)…

Your Self-Care is Key, Today and Every Day

Yes, self-care is key, no matter what time of year it is. And finding time as the holiday season is upon us gets harder and harder, doesn’t it? This time of year, it’s so easy to get swept up and swept along in the rush and bustle. And ultimately that adds to stress while it…

Setting Boundaries Reshapes Your Life Powerfully

Setting boundaries is not about creating barriers. Quite to the contrary, it’s a time skill that is fundamentally about honoring yourself, your goals and values, and your relationships. And when you think about it that way, you can see how setting boundaries is one of the most important time choices you can make. That’s because boundaries…