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……

Does Perfectionism Poison Your Moments? Well, This Helps…

Whether you’re 16 or 66, one of the biggest time thieves going is what I call ‘Perfectionism Poison.’ Sometimes it’s subtle – sometimes it’s glaring. But on any and every level, perfectionism exerts a paralyzing influence. So, does perfectionism poison you?  If so, the first challenge is to recognize it. Only when you see it can you apply…

Upgrade Your Time Skills Today with These 7 Timely Tips

Your time skills affect everything about your life. The good news is that skills aren’t magical. No, in fact, you develop and sharpen them through practice. So, here are some time skills for your consideration. Having them in your time toolbox will help you make time choices that enhance your productivity, as well as your…

Finding Fullness: Your Values and Time Choices Define Your Moments

If you find yourself feeling overwhelmed about your choices or struggling with competing priorities, that’s a good sign that you may need to step back and do some values clarification. This doesn’t need to be a lengthy or unpleasant task. Think of it as a friendly dialogue with yourself. It’s a wonderful way to get re-acquainted.…

Your Time Choices Make Your Day, Your Week, and Ultimately, Your Life

Making conscious time choices is a skill that you hone with practice. And it’s a skill that serves you well, no matter what your goals are or what is happening in your life. I recently read a quotation from legendary UCLA Basketball Coach John Wooden. He included it as part of his e-mail signature, and it…

Finding Your Sweet Spot: It’s Where Your Values and Your Time Choices Converge

You’re making time choices in every moment of your day. This is true, even if you’re not doing it consciously. And your time choices are your key to living your values. But making the time to clarify what you value, and then put those values into practice in your everyday choices is an ongoing challenge.…

Birthdays, Aging, and Moving Through Time Transitions

Aging is a fact of life. I am reminded of this each August, as another birthday rolls around. Each year it feels different. And each year, I take time to make friends with the reality. Aging and birthdays — a process vs. a point in time… A birthday is what it says it is — a day —…