Step Outside the Box When You’re Bogged Down and Stuck

One of our Finding Time Tips advises you to step outside the box to get unstuck. That tip elicited a great question from a subscriber the other day.  She asked for some examples to illustrate ways that might play out in real life.  I was intrigued by the question and then realized that it would…

Worry Never Helps, But Having a Plan Does

When you have a worry your energy and attention are siphoned off. Your eyes turn away from the present. Mired in mud, your tires spin as your worry deepens. Indeed, worry, once it takes hold, easily turns into a vicious cycle that it’s hard to step away from. That’s why it’s so important to learn…

Declutter Your To-Do List and Get More Done

When you declutter your to-do list you give yourself a huge productivity boost. Think about it. We all know that finding time to complete the items on your to-do list is an ongoing challenge.  During the holiday season, it’s a challenge that often becomes especially difficult. So, this morning, I invite you to take a step…

Feeling Stuck About a Project? Well, This Will Surely Help…

When you’ve got a project on your horizon and you’re feeling stuck, what do you do? It can feel overwhelming, and the more time passes, the larger the project looms. So, the first bit of advice I’ll give you is simple: Remember that a project isn’t a monolith. (Click to Tweet) Indeed, any project has…

Crisis Support — How to Help When the Unexpected Intrudes

The word crisis – it conjures many images, doesn’t it? Maybe it’s as far-reaching as a hurricane or earthquake, harming hundreds and sending shock waves around the globe. Or maybe it’s as personal as a health crisis for you or a family member. Or perhaps it’s an animal companion in sudden need of first aid. Whatever it is that suddenly…

Now Let’s Explore How Chunked Planning Adds to Your Fun

‘Chunked Planning’  allows you to be responsive to the events and emotions that invariably crop up in your day. If you’d like to learn more about just how that works, check out our previous posts titled: Chunked Planning Makes So Much More Possible — Part 1; and Chunked Planning for Increased Focus — Here’s Part…

Chunked Planning for Increased Focus — Here’s Part 2

Finding time to get everything done that you need to is a perennial challenge. And a time tool that I call ‘Chunked Planning’ gives you a big boost in your time management efforts. In my last post, I explored some of the ways that you can allow yourself much more flexibility in your day by…