How to Stay Connected Even When Things are Changing

Making time to stay connected while going through changes is key to your well-being. Your transitions don’t happen in a vacuum. They also affect the lives of those around you. Indeed, making time to nourish yourself and to stay connected will stand you in good stead, no matter what changes and challenges life presents to…

Use Your Schedule to Breathe, Assimilate, and Create

When you use your schedule to assimilate new skills and knowledge, you also allow your creativity to blossom. And yet, this requires a different kind of time and attention than your busy schedule sometimes allows. Previously, I’ve written about how distractions and interruptions impact our minds and memories.  Today I’d like to focus on how…

Times of Transition — How You Support Yourself Matters

In times of transition, how do you fare?  Transitions can be disorienting, even when the changes are positive ones. Springtime is a change that we generally welcome. And yet, as in all times of transition, making space and time to support yourself is a skill that is key to maintaining your energy, productivity, and perspective.…

Your Time Success — It Rests in Your Ability to Be Flexible

Your time success isn’t something that materializes magically.  It takes planning and effort. But change can interfere with the goals you set. And it can certainly interfere with your time success. That’s where your flexibility comes in. Making time to set goals for yourself creates two states of mind that can improve your life whether…

Your Excellent Effort Beats Perfectionism Any Day

Your excellent effort is worth striving for, always. It nets results that you can be proud of, always. Yet all too often, we ignore an excellent effort while we stubbornly pursue what we think of as perfection. The perfect is held up as the highest ideal. But perfection is just that, an ideal.  It has…

Get Yourself Moving When You’re Stuck

Making time to get yourself moving when a deadline looms and you are stuck in a rut can be a nightmarish feeling, can’t it? The more you try, the more your mind goes blank. Panic blooms and ideas and inspiration dry up. Maybe you try brainstorming or mind-mapping to get yourself moving.  Or maybe you stop…

Your Temporary Time Boundaries and Your Everyday Tasks

Your temporary time boundaries can help you focus and prioritize your everyday tasks. Think of time boundaries as choices that you make. In order to say yes to one thing you need to say no to other things in any given moment. If the “other things” are tasks or activities that you enjoy, then saying…