Success Exercise: Making Your Success Truly Yours

In a previous post, we looked at the definition of success and the profound effect it has on how you use your time. Today I’m going to be digging deeper with a success exercise to help you uncover how you define success. Why is this important? It’s all-too-easy to spend precious years of your life…

Let Go of Perfectionism and Let Your Holidays Be Real

Letting go of perfectionism allows you to enjoy your holidays more fully. This is because it lets you be grounded solidly in your moments. You are free to be present to all that the season offers. On the other hand, pursuing perfectionism sets you up to hold eternally unrealistic expectations. Let go and settle in……

De-cluttering and Your Time — Let Go and Simplify

What does de-cluttering have to do with time? Well, for one thing, we’re always looking for more time in our lives. It’s a universal quest. But what is time? Where is it and what does it feel like? While time is not visible, it is everywhere. It’s the medium in which we live, move and breathe, and it is…

Simplify. It’s a Caring Gift You Can Give Yourself Anytime

Finding time to simplify is a core self-care skill. I find it very helpful to think of it that way, rather than as a task for my To-Do List. Unfortunately, when it’s seen as a task, finding time to simplify often gets bumped when things get busy (which is most of the time). It never…

Spinning Your Tires? Get Unstuck by Opening Up and Letting Go

Feeling stuck is no fun. Especially when you’re busy or working on a deadline, getting unstuck becomes a priority. Yet the more stressed you feel, the harder it is to free yourself. Have you had that experience? When you’re stressed and stuck, spinning your tires faster isn’t going to help. And this is true, whether…

Letting Go, the Wisdom of Simplicity, and Your Time

Simplicity is a value that we often neglect in our focus on getting things done. Indeed, strategic letting go is a key time skill to cultivate. But more often than not, our inclination is to try to do more. Most time management tools and tips have you aiming for amped-up efficiency and increased productivity. These aren’t bad things, per se, but…

Transitions are Jarring and Your Feelings Count

Transitions create upheavals in your life. No matter what, they turn things topsy-turvy for awhile. And living in the midst of that can be tough. So the first key skill, when it comes to navigating transitions, is recognizing when you’re going through one. Then, at the very least, you know why things feel a little…