Choosing Gratitude — See How It Changes Each One of Your Moments

Choosing gratitude immediately enriches your time and your life. When I suggest this, I am talking about an appreciation for your daily ‘here and now.’ Indeed, gratitude is grounded solidly in the realities of life. They may be challenging realities sometimes, but when you are choosing gratitude you are taking the full measure of your…

The 10 Core Principles — How to Find More Time and Energy

Some years ago, I developed the 10 Core Principles of Finding Time. They are the result of the writing and research I’ve done over time, as well as many years of coaching experience in my off-line coaching practice. I am sharing the 10 Core Principles here as a refresher for readers of The Time Finder.…

Breathe In Your Gratitude and Breathe Out Your Stress

When you breathe in and breathe out, you are fulfilling one of the necessary requirements of sustaining life. And when you breathe in and breathe out mindfully, you give yourself an additional gift that is most profound. Finding time to breathe deeply and savor your moments is a huge challenge and can be especially so…

A Grateful Pause — How This Transforms Your Time

What do I mean by a grateful pause? And why is it important? Gratitude is both a feeling and a choice that we make. And it’s transformative. What I’d like to focus on today, however, is the way that taking a grateful pause affects your experience of time. A grateful pause in action… Imagine yourself…

Feeling Grateful Changes Everything for the Better

Feeling grateful changes your perspective. It is an antidote to negativity and despair. Feeling grateful strengthens your resilience. It has no equal as a vehicle for transforming your time and opening your heart. Indeed, gratitude is a very powerful attitude. And times like these offer a perfect opportunity for reflecting on heart-based living and all…

Validate Your Efforts with Your Very Own Oscars

So, why validate yourself? Well, when you congratulate yourself and affirm your efforts, you give yourself a significant gift. And the good news is that you can validate yourself anytime. It definitely doesn’t have to just be during Oscar season.  Your own positive regard, all year long, is vital. It gives you a solid foundation…

Let Hunger and Gratitude Deepen Your Time

What do hunger and gratitude have to do with time? Well, pausing to appreciate the so-called small things is one of life’s greatest joys.  But that takes time. And in the hustle and bustle of our daily lives, that may be a joy that we neglect to give ourselves. Taking it a step further, if…