Learning from Mistakes — How Every Experience Offers You Lessons

Learning from mistakes isn’t something that gets talked about a lot in time management circles. And that has always puzzled me. After all, why not put your mistakes to work for you?  For one thing, that would mean that none of your time was ever ‘wasted.’ The idea of learning from mistakes is a little…

In These Hard Times, How Gratitude Makes a Difference

Hard times are the times when gratitude makes the biggest difference. And yet, hard times are also the times when it can be most challenging to find gratitude in your heart. The times we have been living through may well rank among the most difficult in our lives. And finding gratitude may have seemed impossible…

Compassion Helps You Free Your Most Powerful YOU

Compassion helps in all sorts of ways in our lives. And yet, I’m not sure that we often think of the ways it impacts our resilience, our energy, and our time. The thing is, finding time and then using it as efficiently and effectively as possible takes more than to-do lists. This is especially true…

Let Your Compassion Release and Refresh Your Energy

How does your compassion help you tap into your energy and free it up? Well, time management is about more than making and completing to-do lists, as you well know. For one thing, you need resourcefulness and resilience when setbacks arise and throw wrenches into your plans. Your instinctive response when plans are threatened may…

5 Compassionate Questions to End Procrastination NOW

Asking yourself compassionate questions is one of the best ways to get to the root of any issue. Why? Compassionate Questions Help Well, they focus on curiosity and understanding, not judgment. Compassionate questions open doors and help you take down defenses. So there’s nothing better to get yourself moving when you’re stuck. And what’s more…

How Can I Befriend Myself? Try Empowered Compassion™

I recently had an e-mail from a reader named Tina who is striving to befriend herself in the midst of a busy life. Chronically having too much on her plate, she struggles with frustration and fatigue. Her expectations for herself are high, and she almost never meets them. Maybe what Tina shared will sound familiar…

7 Timely Tips to Grow Your Self-Empowerment Skills

Genuine self-empowerment requires both realism and compassion. Those two key ingredients help you develop the resilience to flex without giving yourself away. And as self-empowerment becomes a way of life, you thrive by relating as a human, not a superhuman. Any place you start exploring and experimenting with self-empowerment is fine. Just remember, growthful change…