Seasonal Chores and Task Templates — A Winning Autumn Combo

Finding time to get your seasonal chores done, while still appreciating and living each moment as fully as you can is a challenge that we each face every day. And the challenge is especially keen during times of transition like the change from summer to fall. When you are in the midst of a seasonal…

Your Goals — 3 Tips for Making Them Meaningful and Achievable for You

Your goals are important for achieving success, but lots and lots of people set goals that they never attain. Why is that? The question is especially important at this time of year, as many people start to struggle, right about now, with the New Year’s Resolutions they made just a few weeks ago. The key…

Smart Planning Tip – Use Lists to Manage Your Tasks and Your Time

Smart planning is about making sure you’re as efficient and as effective as possible, in the time you have available. It requires an up-front investment of time, and the pay-off is well-worth it. But very often, we neglect the planning step, only to find that our day springs leaks and we’re not nearly as productive…

Beginnings – Find Time to Make Yours Successful!

Beginnings can be a challenge for many of us. Quite often the toughest moment in a project or activity is taking the first actual action step. Despite your best efforts at mental rehearsal and preparing the optimal environment, the first step can look almost insurmountable 

Brainstorming with a Twist to Find Energy and Time

Brainstorming is a very effective tool for loosening up your energy and thinking when you’re stuck and accessing creative, and sometimes unexpected, ideas. Today I’m going to explore ways that brainstorming can also be a vehicle for turning negative thinking on its head. When you use brainstorming this way, you fundamentally and powerfully transform your energy and…

Growing Older-You, Your Feelings, and Your Time

Growing older is a process that we all experience … if we are lucky.  And as the years accumulate, our feelings about this process shift and evolve. I recently celebrated a birthday, and wrote briefly about it in the soon-to-be published Finding Time E-zine.  (If you’d like to receive a copy, just sign up here before…

Overwhelmed? Stepping Away Can Save the Day!

When you’re overwhelmed, what’s your first response? For many of us, the knee-jerk reaction is to increase our efforts immediately … because we want to do something about that feeling. But working faster or harder or longer simply isn’t the optimal