Enriching Your Life and Reducing Your Stress with 3 Tips

Enriching your life is never out of reach for you. It’s not pie in the sky. Indeed, enriching your life is an outcome that you can attain by practicing the 3 skills that I describe below. Enriching your life by decreasing your stress is one of the best ways I know of to increase your…

Saying No Actually Helps You Improve Your Relationships

How can saying no improve your relationships? Well, saying no is a key building block in any boundary. And your boundaries make your relationships authentic, positive, and sustainable. You want everyone you care about to thrive. And that can sometimes make it very tempting to say yes to every request for your time. However, here’s…

What Helps You Get Started? It’s Knowing You Can Stop.

Yes, knowing you can stop is the key to getting started. It may sound counterintuitive. But knowing you can stop is a powerful boundary that helps you take that all-important first step. Mastering time challenges brings a marvelous feeling of relief. And that mastery, at its most basic level, is about starting and stopping. Using…

What is Minimalism and How Can It Help You Find Time?

What is minimalism and why is it something you might want to think about exploring? Well, our 21st-century world is often hectic and harried. Getting more, spending more, having more, doing more, connecting more — it all eats up time, energy, attention, and money.  And when you come to the end of another day cluttered…

Changing the Dance Creates Possibilities for You

What do I mean by changing the dance? And what does that have to do with time? Well, making changes in our lives is all about steps. And even though there’s an adage that says it’s true, I don’t believe that taking a new step forward necessarily has to mean taking two steps backward.  No…

Savor the Quiet, Be Yourself, Find Some Time

Making time to savor the quiet as an old year ends and a new one is about to begin is a powerful gift to give yourself. Have you tried it? Yesterday afternoon, as twilight gently brushed the winter treetops outside my window, I did just that. It was a brief pause before I cleared up…

Setting Boundaries Reshapes Your Life Powerfully

Setting boundaries is not about creating barriers. Quite to the contrary, it’s a time skill that is fundamentally about honoring yourself, your goals and values, and your relationships. And when you think about it that way, you can see how setting boundaries is one of the most important time choices you can make. That’s because boundaries…