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,…

Nurturing Rituals for Opening and Closing Your Work Space

Rituals support you by integrating what unites body, mind, and spirit into daily activities. Unlike routines, rituals deepen your experience of your time, because they tap the energy of repetition and of mindfulness. Here’s a simple ritual Many years ago, I created rituals for entering and leaving my home office. They helped me focus and work at top efficiency. My…

Finding Balance Helps Recharge Your Batteries and Avoid Burnout

Burnout is the bane of many busy, productive people. Are you one of them? You push yourself to get things done, and then neglect the things that keep you going. So today I want to share a tip that offers ideas for building time for self-care into your daily life. Following these simple suggestions for regaining your…

Finding Peace and Quiet is Key to Your Well-Being, and This Helps

Finding peace and quiet isn’t easy. Many days, you rush through your hours and are challenged to find any breathing space at all. Does that sound familiar? And peace and quiet sounds delicious, doesn’t it? Like dipping into a cool, deep well. So yes, peace and quiet is a consistent source of energy and nourishment. It’s…

Time Boundary Tips Keep You in the Driver’s Seat, No Matter What

Time boundary tips are a staple here. Indeed, time boundaries are foundational to your time success. But here’s the thing: Time management isn’t simply about getting things done.  It is about your time choices, time boundaries, and time values. And it’s about how managing all of that affects the quality of your life. This changes…