Crisis Support — You Need It When You Need It, and This Helps

Crisis support is something that is needed urgently when it’s needed. But most of the time you aren’t even thinking about it. The challenge, both for individuals and for groups and organizations, is to be prepared so that what’s needed is available when a crisis takes place. So, here’s a tip to help you ready yourself…

Crisis Support — How to Help When the Unexpected Intrudes

The word crisis – it conjures many images, doesn’t it? Maybe it’s as far-reaching as a hurricane or earthquake, harming hundreds and sending shock waves around the globe. Or maybe it’s as personal as a health crisis for you or a family member. Or perhaps it’s an animal companion in sudden need of first aid. Whatever it is that suddenly…

Finding Time — A Gift to Give Yourself, Right Here, Right Now

Finding time, whenever you’re able to do it, is one of the greatest gifts you can give yourself. And finding time isn’t something magical, it’s a skill that you develop with practice and patience. So, that means it’s within your reach, no matter what. Maybe you’re dealing with a crisis. Or maybe you have a…

Crisis Times Call for Special Skills – This Helps When It’s Not YOUR Crisis

Crisis times are, by definition, unexpected. They introduce urgency into your life and throw things into turmoil. Initially and inevitably, you feel out of control in a crisis. But the reality is that crises are always about some kind of a change. And we do have choices about how we respond. Not all change is a…

Time Choices that Work – Supporting a Friend in Need

Your ability to make good time choices is going to be challenged when a friend faces a sudden crisis and needs your immediate help. Finding time to nurture friendships is an important investment, and usually the 

Finding Time to Support Your Friends When Trouble Comes

Finding time to offer support and encouragement when it’s needed is an important part of your relationships.  And balancing your needs and responsibilities when others unexpectedly need your help or support presents you with a big time management challenge. You may not even want to think about it at the time, but your ability to…

Finding Time to Turn Worry into Welcome, Using a Simple Question

Finding time to savor your life can become so much easier as you learn the skill of introducing simple attitude shifts to your day. Very often, if you feel yourself slipping into a rut of fear, anxiety, or negativity, something as easy as pausing and asking yourself the right question will tickle your mind into…