The Day After — Feelings, Time and the Clock of the Heart

Your feelings have a profound effect on your perception of time. And it probably comes as no surprise that the stronger the feelings, the stronger their impact. Time feels different to me during and after a big event.  Does it to you? The event may be one that you experience as positive or negative.  Either way, it has…

No Matter What Happens, Opening Your Heart Always Helps It Grow

The thing is, your heart is stronger than you think. This is particularly important to remember when you’re confronted with difficult changes and the challenging feelings that often accompany them. So, the thing is, when you know the following two facts, right through to your bones, you give yourself access to energy and insight that…

Your Heart is Your Key to Creating Clutter-Free Time

Clutter-free time – doesn’t it sound delicious?  Well, the reality is that you can create this for yourself whenever you want to. Really. Let’s envision an ideal beginning to your day. You know your path and all that’s on it, because your plans follow your priorities. Even setbacks and surprises feel manageable. The most important tasks will get…

Time Boundary Tips Keep You in the Driver’s Seat, No Matter What

Time boundary tips are a staple here. Indeed, time boundaries are foundational to your time success. But here’s the thing: Time management isn’t simply about getting things done.  It is about your time choices, time boundaries, and time values. And it’s about how managing all of that affects the quality of your life. This changes…

Going Deeper: Find Time to Know Yourself and Your Mysteries

How well do you know yourself? Finding time to explore life’s mysteries is something that always enriches us in powerful and unexpected ways.  And you know what? Many of the deepest mysteries are to be found right inside of you. Indeed, among the fundamental mysteries of life, our own hearts and minds can frequently present…

Efficiency and Effectiveness — Maybe They Aren’t the Heart of the Matter

Efficiency and effectiveness are the Gold Standard when it comes to time management these days. Or are they? Certainly, finding time to complete all of your tasks is important. But there’s much more to life than efficiency and effectiveness. In fact, if you’ve visited here before, you know that my Heart-Based Time Management™ System is,…

Goals, Ambitions and Your Heart-Based Journey

Goals help you plot your direction and shape your time choices. And we’ve written quite a lot here about goal-setting, goals and values, and about maintaining focus while pursuing your goals. Today I want to explore a challenge that can be difficult for lots of productive, high-achieving people. The challenge is this: