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…

Let Your Compassion Release and Refresh Your Energy

How does your compassion help you tap into your energy and free it up? Well, time management is about more than making and completing to-do lists, as you well know. For one thing, you need resourcefulness and resilience when setbacks arise and throw wrenches into your plans. Your instinctive response when plans are threatened may…

Circumstances Change, So Update Your Goals to Stay Current

When circumstances change, do you adjust or do you stay the course? And how do you decide? It’s a fact of life, that your circumstances change all the time. And in some situations, flexibility is what’s needed. On the other hand, sometimes discipline and focus are the skills you want to call on. This is…

Change, Whether Predictable or Unexpected, Always Rocks the Boat

Change is in the air at this time of year. But if you think about it, it’s really always in the air. Like your in-breath and your out-breath, change is a constant. This past weekend we nearly had a frost here in New Hampshire. Barely September, and already some of our tender plants were nipped by the cold. We were…

Back to School Time – Planfully Managing Your Transitions

Finding time to make transitions in a planful way isn’t always possible.  Indeed, as the tragic events in Houston painfully illustrate, sometimes powerful events topple the best-laid plans. But some transitions are predictable.  And when you take the time to plan for them, you’ll be all the better for it. Back to school A great example…

Sudden Change? This Helps Keep You in Charge No Matter What.

Finding time and maintaining focus and discipline when world or life events are pressing is often very challenging. How successful do you feel at keeping your core values in mind and managing your priorities when you are confronted with sudden change? Crises and sudden change shake things up. Most of us feel comfortable when we…

Time Traps 101 – Address Values Conflicts to Get Unstuck

Time traps – sometimes it feels like they are everywhere! And what mysteries they can be, those time traps. Does this sound at all familiar? Special pastimes beckon to you invitingly from all angles, and it’s as if your day has a slow leak. Before you know it, night has fallen. What happened to your time?…