Want to Change Your Life? Start by Changing a Pattern.

Why is changing a pattern so powerful? Well, let’s take a look. When you take time to recognize the habits and patterns in your life you give yourself some solid ground to stand on. Then, your next step is to make conscious choices about them. This is one of the most powerful skills that you…

Stillness Helps So Much at Times of Flux and Transition

Stillness might feel like an unproductive use of time. But, in fact, it’s quite the opposite. When you are going through transitions — like the change from summer into fall — there’s a lot to process. You need to assimilate the change, let go of what’s gone, and move into a new place. The other…

Competing Priorities Clamoring for Your Attention?

Multiple, competing priorities are a fact of life. And finding time when you’ve got lots of balls in the air can be a big challenge, can’t it?  At times, do you feel so busy that you don’t know where to begin? Maybe it’s the beginning of school for you or for your kids. New routines…

When You Set Time Priorities, Do You Make Space for Change?

Finding time to set time priorities is an important time choice.  It gives you a clear path to your goals. When you set time priorities wisely, you are claiming your power and, ultimately, finding time for what’s most important to you. But life isn’t predictable. Change is predictable, but… Change is a constant in our…

Your Change Management Skills Keep You Going

Change management is a time skill worth mastering. Why? Well, maintaining your energy and focus during times of transition is often a challenge. Changes and transitions are often layered. So, once the most pressing work of a transition is completed, whatever it may be, a period of change management often continues. You may have lots…

Marking Milestones and Making Meaning as You Move Through Time

Marking milestones and celebrating anniversaries is so important. It’s one way that we reinforce our values. The act of marking milestones also helps us pause and ground ourselves, even as we keep moving toward the next goal. It re-energizes us as we travel through time. The graduation season that many just celebrated offers an excellent…

Your Changes Affect Others — Sometimes It Takes a Village

Your changes almost always involve two sets of people: you and the other people in your life who are touched by the change, whatever it may be. In a previous post titled Going Through Changes? Supporting Yourself is Job #1 I wrote about how important it is to support yourself when you are going through…