Want to Bloom? Remember, It’s a Process, So Let It Unfold

If you want to bloom it’s important to know that it’s a process. Nature treats us to the fruits of the process every spring. But it starts long before we see the blossoms. We had one very warm, spring-like day this week. That led me to think about what’s involved in blossoming. It’s an excellent model…

Find Time to Get Traction on Your Long Term Goals: Just Ask Paula!

Finding time for dialogue with members of the Finding Time community is one of my favorite things, and here’s a great question that recently came to me at paula@thetimefinder.com.  Please feel invited to send your own questions … we answer as many as we can, right here on the blog!  Here’s what Alice J from…

Finding Time to Get Unstuck When Your Planning Gets Bogged Down!

One of our Finding Time Tips elicited a great question from a subscriber the other day.  She asked for some examples to illustrate ways that the following tip and action step might play out in real life.  I was intrigued by the question, and then realized that this would make a perfect blog post, too…

Finding Time with Self Discipline

Finding time in today’s busy world is a challenge that we all confront daily.  Self discipline is a very important ingredient in any effort to find time.  And yet, self discipline often has a connotation of scarcity and of self denial. I’d like to turn that idea on its head and reframe self-discipline as a…

Find Time by Culling Your Basket of Time!

Finding time to reach your goals, or to make your dreams a reality requires making lots of (sometimes difficult) time choices and developing good, substantial time boundaries. One of the metaphors that I like to use when describing time is to think of it as a basket. The basket represents the time that we have…

Finding Time to Bloom

Finding time to bloom is a process that nature treats us to every spring.  I’ve been thinking about what’s involved in blossoming, as I watch the green shoots of daffodils push through the earth and unfold brightly under the warming sun.  It’s a nice metaphor for the process of moving toward a long-term goal. With…