Does Your To-Do List Include Dessert?

Dessert? Really? Yes. Setting goals and then following through on those tasks and responsibilities is a challenge. Indeed, we all work hard to be productive and efficient in our busy lives. And our to-do lists are often filled-to-overflowing. In fact, we could spend all of our time chipping away at necessary tasks and never complete…

Nurturing Spaces are Your Self-Care Foundation

Nurturing spaces provide a solid base for your self-care efforts. Indeed, when your environment is geared to nurture and sustain you, your self-care efforts become, in many ways, a natural extension of your space. In the Finding Time E-zine, we have explored ways to create nurturing spaces for yourself. And we’ve also looked at the…

Temporary Time Boundaries — How They Help

What are temporary time boundaries and why would you want to use them? We’ve written in the past here about time boundaries, and today I want to focus on the importance of paying attention to how you communicate these boundaries to yourself. Setting, communicating, and maintaining time boundaries is a vital skill for getting things…

Did You Know You Can Create Time for Yourself?

Create time? Really? We all know that time is precious. And further, we can probably all agree that finding time is just about the best thing going. Think about how you feel when a meeting at work gets canceled. Suddenly you have an unexpected hour. Maybe you can finish that report you’ve been working on.…

Time’s Mystery — Let’s Take a Moment to Appreciate It

Finding time to appreciate time’s mystery can be very difficult when you’re busy and stressed. And yet, when you look, you find precious gems buried within your everyday human experience. So, heart-based time management is all about appreciating the mystery. The trick is to do that while also being as efficient and effective as possible. Take…

How to Boost Your Productivity Using Accountability Buddies

Accountability buddies? What are they? Well, when you’re working on your time skills and getting ready to step it up a notch, an accountability buddy might be just the ticket. Let’s say you’ve been honing your prioritizing and boundary-setting skills. And you’ve been taking the air out of your time myths, time thieves, and other Time…

Looking for Balance in Your Life? Start Here

Balance is something that lots of folks strive for. But what does it actually mean to you? It’s different for each of us, but that fact sometimes gets lost. Did you ever play the game “Statue” in your neighborhood? I remember lots of long summer evenings doing this. It was an exhilarating challenge to run around and then,…