There’s Room for Humor, But Aging Isn’t a Joke

Indeed, aging isn’t a joke. When you’re busy and stressed, feeling like you have slowed down is difficult. Getting things done is a challenge that can be heightened as we adjust, each of us, to our own aging processes. So, how do you adjust to aging?  Is it an issue that you grapple with? How…

After You Set Time Boundaries, Do You Maintain Them?

To be efficient and effective when tackling any task, it always helps to set time boundaries. Why are boundaries important? Boundaries keep some things in and they keep some things out. They give shape to your time and to your efforts. But when you set time boundaries, that’s just the first step. The second, equally important step is…

Need a Quick Energy Boost? This Helps…

When you’re rushing from one task to another, how do you give yourself a quick energy boost? Well, the most efficient and effective route to more energy involves spending some energy. How? By exercising. But making time for exercise can sometimes feel like trying to squeeze your foot into a shoe that’s too small. And that may…

Agility, Aging, Retirement, and the Hidden Gifts of Change

The changes that come with aging demand lots of things from us. And interestingly, one of the keys to navigating this life transition is agility. Finding time and knowing when to stick to priorities and when to be agile and hold them loosely, in the midst of changes can be a challenge. And those changes…

Redefine Success to Clarify Your Time Choices and Refresh Your Sense of Self

Success is a concept that we generally think we understand — right up until we sit down and attempt to define it for ourselves. Then it becomes a more complicated idea. It’s complex because there are so many different factors that play into it: family and cultural influences, natural inclinations, good friends and teachers who’ve…

Guilt Sapping Your Energy? Whether You’re 30 or 70, This Helps

Guilt is a huge energy drain. Whether you’re embarking on your career or looking back on your life, there’s no good purpose served by feeling guilty. But lots of us do just that, and the consequences are truly devastating. Maybe that sounds like an overstatement to you. But if you think about the cumulative effects…

Time and Money Disappearing? This Helps You Plug Those Leaks

Leaks aren’t good. When you’ve got a leak, whether it’s in a tire, a boat, or anywhere else, you’re going to be in trouble if you don’t tend to it. So, if you feel like your money or your time (or both) keep disappearing, it’s a good chance you’ve got some leaks that need checking. And…