Upgrade Your Time Skills Today with These 7 Timely Tips

Your time skills affect everything about your life. The good news is that skills aren’t magical. No, in fact, you develop and sharpen them through practice. So, here are some time skills for your consideration. Having them in your time toolbox will help you make time choices that enhance your productivity, as well as your…

Feeling Drained? Maybe Anger is Devouring Your Energy

How does chronic anger poison your productivity and fuel stress? When you misinterpret an important message due to a simmering resentment, how long does it take you to restore healthy communication? All too often, unprocessed anger is a sinkhole for energy and time. Even chronic irritations are mud slicks just waiting to be slipped on. But you can relate…

Running into Obstacles? Try This Timely Tip Today

Obstacles, like changes, are constants in our lives. And while obstacles can definitely be frustrating, if we choose to spend our energy on being annoyed, we are actually making them more difficult to navigate than they need to be. So, here’s a tip for your consideration. I hope you find it helpful with the next obstacle…

Give Yourself a Leg Up — Prepare Ahead of Time

When you prepare ahead of time, you give yourself a significant gift. That’s because preparation is a time management skill that enhances your flexibility. This is especially important and true when something unexpected comes up. The more you prepare ahead of time, the more you can focus effectively and efficiently on what’s needed in each…

Your Time Boundaries are the Foundation of Your Time Success

Setting and maintaining time boundaries is a sure path to successful time management. But why are time boundaries so important? Well, trying to manage your time without having time boundaries is a little like trying to get yourself a drink of water without using a glass. Just try holding a sieve under the faucet when…

Breathe, Just Breathe, and Release Your Stress

Stress is a huge energy drain. It eats into your productivity and certainly diminishes your experience of your moments. But just breathe to relieve it?  Really? What kinds of stressors do you experience in your life today? I have heard from friends that the 24-hour news cycle can be a great source of distraction and…

Finding Fullness: Your Values and Time Choices Define Your Moments

If you find yourself feeling overwhelmed about your choices or struggling with competing priorities, that’s a good sign that you may need to step back and do some values clarification. This doesn’t need to be a lengthy or unpleasant task. Think of it as a friendly dialogue with yourself. It’s a wonderful way to get re-acquainted.…