Are You Letting Your Outer Critic Steal Your Time?

Your outer critic is a lot like your inner critic. Both drip with negativity. Both are big time wasters. And both are nearly invisible, until you notice them. So, we’ve focused on the ways that your inner critic steals your time and energy in some recent blog posts. And we’ve shared tips about how to…

Being a Good Steward of Our Earth — Self-Care Writ Large

Being a good steward is something I think about more and more as I age. As I look back at my life’s choices, I think about what I’ve been given, and what I have made of that. So, that’s pretty much what I mean when I talk about being a good steward. It’s about taking…

Capturing Your Creativity Doesn’t Have to Be Hard

Yes, there’s definitely discipline involved in capturing your creativity. But much of what’s involved is attentiveness, along with the tools to then make note of what you notice. So, while finding time to snag those creative ideas when they come is a challenge, it needn’t look overwhelming to you. Here are some ideas to get…

When Procrastination Eats Your Time, This Helps

If procrastination eats your time you’re not alone. Indeed, losing time to procrastination is a common and extremely frustrating human experience. Despite your best intentions, there are always a few tasks that just seem to never get done.  They bounce along on your to-do list from one day to the next. And yes, they eventually…

Claiming Calm — You Can Give that to Yourself Today

Claiming calm sounds delicious and powerful, doesn’t it? And yet, making time for a calm moment can be a little like finding clear space in a cluttered office. Does it feel impossible to you? Well, I’m here to tell you that it’s not impossible at all. And it’s a great gift that you can give…

Tips for Managing Difficult Personalities in Your Life

Managing your time is sometimes about managing difficult personalities. Indeed, that’s because your efforts to be productive and present in your life may encounter unexpected roadblocks in the form of the people around you. To make the very best use of your time, you need to start managing difficult personalities. By that I mean the…

Beat Procrastination, Even When It’s Got You Tied in Knots

How do you beat procrastination? Time challenges stymie LOTS of people, so if you’re one of them, you are not alone. And if you want to beat procrastination, you need to get to its roots. You see, the reasons that people procrastinate vary, but the results are the same, ALWAYS.  When procrastination is one of…