Daily Transitions — How to Make Time for Managing Them

Daily transitions are constantly happening in your life, often barely noticed. Think about all the steps in your day, from getting out of bed to getting back in. Change often adds stress, and regular self-care activities help reduce that. So, while living life and moving through daily transitions mindfully and planfully can be a challenge…

Ask Paula – I’d Like to Savor My Time, But How Can I? I’m Just Too Busy!

Yesterday I shared 5 Tips to help you savor your moments while you traverse transitions. That prompted the following question from Nancy in Rockport, Massachusetts: I love autumn, and appreciate your encouragement to enjoy it. But my business is tourist-based, and I feel swamped with special demands. How can I find time for myself when I’m working double-time to…

Ask Paula – Will the Lists I Make Take Too Much of My Time?

Our posts about lists and list-making have yielded several e-mails from readers. It sounds like many of you use lists to organize your tasks and your time. Quite a few of the e-mails shared the concern that William from Minnesota wrote about in his recent question to me. So I thought his question would be a…

OMG, We Have to Move – Paula, Help!

Our posts about sudden change have yielded quite a few questions and what I’ll call “OMG e-mails” from readers who have been thrown off-balance by sudden changes in their lives. So I thought I’d share one here. This is from Theresa in Chicago, and she has an immediate 

Projects – Manage Expectations and Find Time

As fall unfolds, how many projects do you have on our plate? And, more to the point, how are you managing them? Whether you’re in school, a parent, an entrepreneur or a coach, you probably have lots of projects percolating and maybe an equal number coming due. It 

Time Boundaries and Time Balance: Just Ask Paula!

Boundaries are essential tools for successfully navigating through your days and getting things done.  Today I’d like to share a question from a reader. It’s a question about boundaries and it offers an opportunity to explore how your time boundaries help you 

Finding Time to Revise A Holiday Tradition? Just Ask Paula!

Finding time to create templates so that you can efficiently follow through on your holiday tasks, routines, and traditions is an excellent, time-saving tool. But how do you find time to keep your templates up-to-date?  And what do you do when you want to revise them … but you’re not the only person affected? That’s…