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…

Preparation Up Front — Your Powerful Everyday Stress Reliever

Preparation relieves everyday stress by enhancing your flexibility. Knowing that you’re ready for anything is powerful. It means you don’t have to scramble when something unexpected comes up. And up front preparation doesn’t just reduce stress. It also enhances your ability to focus, making you that much more efficient and effective in each moment. And…

Give Yourself a Leg Up — Prepare Ahead of Time

When you prepare ahead of time, you give yourself a significant gift. That’s because preparation is a time management skill that enhances your flexibility. This is especially important and true when something unexpected comes up. The more you prepare ahead of time, the more you can focus effectively and efficiently on what’s needed in each…

Your Work and Your Energy — Managing the Flow

More time to spend on your work — isn’t that what you’re always looking for? And do you give away sleep time, leisure time, family time, and exercise time (to name a few) so that you can find more work time? Think about it. And if you’re stuck, here are a few questions to jog…

Want to Accomplish Your Priorities? Well, Here’s One Thing That Helps

Accomplishing your priorities is one sure way to increase your efficiency and effectiveness. Yet staying on track with your goals is not easy. Indeed, after you’ve set your priorities, do you find it challenging to balance your goals against the demands and realities that your day presents?  And what about the special challenges you encounter when…

Declutter Your Tabs for Faster Browsing and Finding Time

Browsing the web means opening tabs. And often, for those who work on the web or are engaged in social networking, you find yourself with lots and lots of tabs open. This creates clutter and unnecessary confusion. And that’s not all. It also slows your browser speed considerably, which significantly cuts into your efficiency while…

E-mail Systems to Find Time AND Find that Important E-mail When You Need It

Reading and responding to your e-mail takes up bigger and bigger chunks of your time. Have you noticed? It’s an ongoing challenge that adds to your stress and often cuts into your efficiency and effectiveness. Organization and time management can really help with this task. But too often, the upfront time involved looks like an insurmountable hurdle. Indeed,…