Pause to De-Stress and Step Into Your Moments Again

When you pause in the midst of busy times you immediately reduce your stress. But choosing to take a moment to pause and let go of stress is a challenge. This is especially true when your tasks are pressing and time feels like it is rushing by. The thought of pausing in the midst of…

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…

Self-Care Choices and the Holidays — It Just Takes 30 Seconds

Your experience of each moment, and of your life, is determined by your time choices. And this may be most true in relation to your self-care choices.  And I don’t just mean the big choices. It’s right down to the smallest self-care choices you make. So, that’s a very powerful fact to assimilate: The choices you…

Choosing the New, It’s All Up to You

Choosing the new is a proactive and affirmative time choice that you have the power to make in each and every moment. And, indeed, finding time to welcome the adventure of each new day and each new moment, transforms your relationship with time. This is an especially good time to think about this: as we…

Redefine Success to Clarify Your Time Choices and Refresh Your Sense of Self

Success is a concept that we generally think we understand — right up until we sit down and attempt to define it for ourselves. Then it becomes a more complicated idea. It’s complex because there are so many different factors that play into it: family and cultural influences, natural inclinations, good friends and teachers who’ve…

Finding Fullness: Your Values and Time Choices Define Your Moments

If you find yourself feeling overwhelmed about your choices or struggling with competing priorities, that’s a good sign that you may need to step back and do some values clarification. This doesn’t need to be a lengthy or unpleasant task. Think of it as a friendly dialogue with yourself. It’s a wonderful way to get re-acquainted.…

Your Life, Your Dreams, Your Choices — It’s All in Your Power

Your life is created out of each and every one of your choices. So making your dreams come true is largely a matter of choice, too. But here’s the thing: realizing your dreams requires, first, that you be fully awake. Why? Because you need to be awake to be making conscious time choices. Think about…