Breathe Through Your Stress — See How Quiet Can Carry You

What do I mean when I advise you to breathe through your stress? After all, you breathe all the time. And what does breathing have to do with stress? Well, as a general rule, finding the time you need for yourself when you are at your busiest can very often feel impossible. “How can I…

Be More Efficient Every Day — How Slowing Down Helps

To be more efficient, you need to step back, slow down, and relax. That may sound counter-intuitive, but it’s absolutely true. And today’s a good day to give it a try. Making time to breathe and relax isn’t a luxury. It’s entirely practical. If you want to be more efficient, the last thing you want…

Your Fear Steals Your Time and You Can Stop It

Your fear is a huge time and energy thief. And on the flip side of that coin, finding time both takes courage and gives courage. So, where does that leave your fear? And what does it feel like when you are connected with your wellsprings of energy? Find your energy flow: Don’t you just love…

The Easiest Self-Care Boost Ever? Think Chewing.

Wait. Chewing is a self-care skill? Bear with me here. Especially for the busiest among us, chewing is an activity that has profound benefits and that we seldom, if ever, think about. The reality of our everyday lives is that self-care is often the thing that falls to the bottom of our list of things…

Breathe, Just Breathe, and Release Your Stress

Stress is a huge energy drain. It eats into your productivity and certainly diminishes your experience of your moments. But just breathe to relieve it?  Really? What kinds of stressors do you experience in your life today? I have heard from friends that the 24-hour news cycle can be a great source of distraction and…

Stop, Breathe and Listen When You’re Stressed to the Max? Really?

When you are under pressure, stressed, or interrupted mid-project, the advice to stop, breathe and listen might seem counter-intuitive. But the reality is that sometimes a counter-intuitive step is what will help you more than anything else. So, while finding time to stop, breathe and listen when your instinct is to plow ahead can be…

E-Mail Got You Stressed? This De-Cluttering Tip Helps You Breathe

E-mail is a major source of stress of lots of folks these days. Indeed, a cluttered inbox is often cited as a major issue for readers of The Time Finder. Are you one of them? Time management is a skill that is as applicable to your e-mail habits as it is to your calendar.  And…