Being and Doing: Your Values and Your Time

Being and doing are the twin poles of our life in this world. When I talk about finding time for what matters most I am really talking about finding a balance between being and doing, or between mindfulness and productivity. It’s a matter of making time choices that are congruent with your values. Being and…

Distraction and the Gentle Discipline of Mindfulness

Distraction is a hallmark of this era. We are bombarded with information from every direction, and we also expect to have immediate answers to the questions that pop into our minds. Consider the fact that Google is both a noun and a verb. What a clear indicator that is of how embedded the expectation of instant…

How to Create an Enriching Morning Ritual

Every morning, I engage in a ritual that I have evolved over the years. This adds immeasurably to the quality of my day, and to my productivity, as well. Would you like to experience your own expansion of possibilities? Well, here are some of my favorite ideas and tips.

Choosing to Savor in Stillness Transforms Your Time

Choosing is a complex and often unconscious process. Whether it’s choosing what’s ‘best’ or choosing what we want, or making choices based on other considerations, we are constantly choosing. We do it hundreds of times each day – choosing. One moment it’s an active choice and maybe the next 

Your Present Moment-Stillness, Choice and Transformation

Your present moment – this moment – the one you are in right now – is the intersection between your past and your future. If you let them, your time choices come alive in this moment. At once profound and mysterious, your present moment is a place of stillness.  As you allow yourself to settle in…

Slow Down to Catch Up-September’s Time Wisdom

Slow down!  How many time have you heard that advice…from your grandparents, long ago…from your doctor, perhaps…from spiritual advisers,,,even from a small, wise voice inside. Well, now your time management expert is telling you that, too. It’s the single best way to re-group, re-focus, and re-energize yourself.  It costs nothing, and all it takes is…

Multitasking and Mindfulness – Use Them Well and Find More Time!

Multitasking can be an excellent time-saving tool … when it isn’t diluting needed focus, taking you out of the moment, and slowing you down. You see, the fundamental truth about multitasking is that it works well with simple tasks, but leads to buckets of lost time if you’re working