Your Resolutions and Plans — How are You Doing?

Your resolutions and plans are exciting on January 1st, aren’t they? The new year lies ahead, all things are possible, and you’re looking forward to the changes that you’ll be making. So where do things stand with your resolutions and plans today? As we come to the midpoint of January, what better time to check…

Sticking to Your Plans — Time Boundaries Keep You On Track

Sticking to your plans while life happens all around you is a big challenge. I know that for me, as I juggle my online work with my coaching practice, I find myself thinking a LOT about my time choices. And specifically, I am struck by the differences between reactive and proactive time choices. If my…

Daily Tasks Piling Up? These 7 Tips Will Help

Daily tasks have a way of piling up, don’t they? And when they do, your stress level increases right along with them. So, accomplishing your daily tasks or working toward long-term goals requires focus and discipline. And building in small rewards for yourself along the way can help you stay on track. Those rewards also…

Setbacks Getting You Down? How Compassion Helps — No Matter What

Setbacks have a way of overturning the best-laid plans. And that’s not all they do. Setbacks also add to your stress and slow you down. So, especially when setbacks and unexpected changes arise, as they do every day, resourcefulness and resilience are necessary if you’re going to continue along your most productive path. Your instinctive…

Your Planning Power — Here’s How to Build on What You Learn

Your planning power doesn’t just help you be more productive. It also helps you see where your time goes. And that, in turn, helps you find time for the things that are most important to you. How did you do with Thursday’s planning task?  Did you try it?  Remember, I suggested that you think of…

When the Unexpected Upends Your Plans, These 5 Tips Help

When the unexpected enters the scene and disrupts your carefully laid plans, what do you do? Well, here’s something to consider:  The more you plan for change, the less you need to change your plans. The best time management techniques will never provide you with the level of control you might wish you could exercise…

Snowstorms: Gifts or Disasters — You Get to Choose

Snowstorms are a fact of life here in New Hampshire. The weather is one ingredient in our lives that often presents tests for our agility and flexibility. And reframing these situations as opportunities rather than recoiling from them is powerful. It’s a seemingly small choice that offers you an endless wellspring of energy. Fundamentally, it’s…