Find Time with Your Internal Values as Your Guide

Today I want to discuss internal values. Last week we were discussing values – and external values, specifically. External values, we said, provide your framework. In the same way that external values provide a frame for what you do and the choices you make, your internal values are the context. They help shape HOW you…

Finding Time to Consider Your Values Frame

Values are in the air. During this election season, we tend to hear an awful lot from politicians of every stripe, about what’s important. I’m certainly not going to embark on any political commentary here, but the political season reminds me that it’s a good time for us to be focusing on this topic. Over the…

Finding Time to Make Your Ideal Day Real

Deepak Chopra has said, “Without values, there is confusion and chaos.” As we’ve been discussing this week, your values help you keep to a steady course. But how do you get on course to begin with? In yesterday’s exercise you visualized your ideal day. That helps you to clarify and concretize some of the things…

Find Time by First Clarifying Your Values: Here’s How

If your values are going to be your guide, a key first step is to take some time to clarify what you mean by your values.  What do they look like? My recent article titled Finding Time by Championing Your Values – 3 Essential Steps to Reclaim Your Time (found on ezinearticles.com) offers an exercise…

Finding Your Values and Charting Your Course

Finding time and finding your footing, no matter what the circumstances, can be a tall order sometimes. For example, while here in the Northeast, we were only mildly affected by Hurricane Ike. Meanwhile, thousands upon thousands along the Gulf Coast had their lives turned upside down by that terrible storm. From one moment to the…

Finding Time to Stop and Enjoy the Peaches!

Peach season is upon us!  It’s hard to believe we are approaching mid-September … when it seems only yesterday I was celebrating the arrival of our blueberries. Now it’s our peaches. Now begins the annual race with our local wildlife to claim the peaches.  As the intoxicating fragrance permeates the September air … will we…

Find Time Via a Friendly Conversation With Yourself!

Finding Time usually works best when you’re familiar with your time demands and your terrain.  But when you’re going through a transitional time you may not know what your top priorities are at any given moment. Recently I was reviewing some of our Finding Time Tips, and came upon this one. I think it will…