Setbacks Getting You Down? How Compassion Helps — No Matter What

Setbacks have a way of overturning the best-laid plans. And that’s not all they do. Setbacks also add to your stress and slow you down. So, especially when setbacks and unexpected changes arise, as they do every day, resourcefulness and resilience are necessary if you’re going to continue along your most productive path. Your instinctive…

Your Compassionate Questions Help You Nip Procrastination in the Bud

Your compassionate questions help fuel your efforts at managing your time and avoiding the procrastination trap. How do they do that? Heart-based time management is all about finding time, increasing productivity, and deepening your experience of each and every moment.  And heart-based time management works best when you use your time effectively because procrastinating won’t…

Your Aging Self — How to Be Your Own Friend on This Journey

Your aging may bring you up short sometimes. I know it’s been true for me. We are all aging, and no matter what stage of life you are in, aging brings changes. So, have you had that experience of feeling surprised about any of those changes? The other day I was talking with a client…

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…