Sponge Activities: Use Them to Optimize Your Time!

Sponge activities are probably very familiar to the teachers (or former teachers) among us. Typically used in the classroom, I think that we can all use sponge activities to make the most of our time! But before I share my ideas, here’s a description of sponge activities and how they are used by teachers.  This…

Work Time Paradox – When Does More Become Less?

Work time is what busy people are always looking for more of.  Am I right? Often we sacrifice sleep, leisure, and family time in order to find more work time.  When’s the last time you were late for dinner because you stayed at work to finish something up?  Or maybe you work from home and…

Fitness Tips at Your Fingertips for Energy (and Finding Time)!

Fitness tips – like finding time for stretching – give you a real boost when it comes to staying on a healthy track. This is especially true if you spend a lot of time working at a desk – or during times like the upcoming Holiday Season.

Find Time to Manage Your Energy Crisis Today!

Finding time, not just to survive but to thrive in today’s 24-7 plugged-in, non-stop environment may be the major challenge that faces us today, both as individuals and as a culture.  How many of you, as you start to read this post are already thinking about the next item on your to-do list?  How many…

Find Time to Create Quiet-Some Timely Thoughts

Finding time to take a breath can be one of the most challenging undertakings in your daily life.  And yet, it is also one of the most rejuvenating gifts you can ever give yourself.  So, the question is, how can you create quiet for yourself in your daily life? In thinking about this. let’s start…

Find Time to Avoid Productivity Traps -5 Time Tips for You to Use Today!

Finding time to work at your peak productivity is a time challenge that we all face.  Last week we explored some of the productivity traps that we can fall prey to – and how to avoid them. This week I’d like to continue … with 5 timely tips that you can use to stay on…

Find Time to Reflect, Read, Refresh … While You Exercise

Finding time to reflect in some quiet or solitude can be a big challenge, can’t it?  In the course of your day, how often do you find yourself alone and away from the computer, the phone, errands, projects, or a list of things to do? That’s one reason that exercise time can be so refreshing! …