Saying No Creates Space and Makes Room for Saying Yes

Saying no is often seen as something negative, but I’d like to reframe it for you today. In reality, saying no is a powerful time tool that gives you room to explore and realize your goals. Why is saying no powerful? Well, finding time for the things that matter most is always a matter of…

Practical Magic — Activate it With These 7 Powerful Time Tips

Finding time for what matters most to you is not a matter of magic.  Not at all. But it can feel like magic when you’re giving yourself what you need and moving steadily toward your dreams and goals. Each and every one of us can develop the skills and apply the discipline necessary to find…

Make Time for Yourself, Even on the Busiest Days

Making time for yourself when you’re having a busy day can seem impossible, can’t it?  Your To-Do List is overflowing, and there’s a back-log of tasks from yesterday clamoring for attention.  You’re running from one thing to another. You might want to slow down, but you can’t see any breathing space on the horizon. How…

Want to Change Your Life? Start by Changing a Pattern.

Why is changing a pattern so powerful? Well, let’s take a look. When you take time to recognize the habits and patterns in your life you give yourself some solid ground to stand on. Then, your next step is to make conscious choices about them. This is one of the most powerful skills that you…

Moments for Reflection are Key to Your Self-Care

Finding moments for reflection in quiet or solitude is often a challenge, can’t it?  In the course of your day, how often do you find yourself alone and away from the computer, the phone, errands, projects, or your to-do list? That’s one reason that exercise time can offer you significant refreshment.  Not only are you…

Assertive Boundaries Give You Space and Time to Thrive

Assertive boundaries are one fundamental key to your time success. Setting time boundaries is something that you get better at the more you practice and become comfortable with it. In fact, your level of comfort, when setting assertive boundaries, is an important ingredient in successfully maintaining them. When others sense that you are grounded and…

Boost Your Productivity by Keeping Promises to Yourself

If you want to boost your productivity, what do you think is your #1 key? It’s not multitasking and it’s not packing your to-do list full to the brim, either. Certainly, your time management skills are very important if you want to be successful and boost your productivity. But let’s pause, take a deep breath,…