Being Busy Doesn’t Have to Mean Being Exhausted

When you’re busy it’s hard to juggle everything and find time for what matters most. And, indeed, in today’s world of 24/7 information overload and exhaustion, addressing (or even just maintaining) your priorities can be a world-class challenge. So, do you find yourself overwhelmed by the demands of your life? Are you often exhausted and…

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…

Feeling Trapped by Your Goals? Find Help Here.

If you’re feeling trapped by your goals, here’s something to remember: New goals, like new shoes, may require some breaking in. Have you ever set a goal, only to find that you start feeling trapped by it later? Feeling stuck with a goal that doesn’t work for you wastes your time and saps your morale.…

Delayed Gratification: The Skill that Empowers

Delayed gratification isn’t a skill that people naturally gravitate toward – not in today’s world. In fact, when fast food and quick sound bites tend to be our daily fare, it’s hard to even picture how delayed gratification could be a good thing. But believe me, it is. Why? Well, we live in a very…

What If Your Time Legacy Gives You Mixed Messages?

In a previous post I wrote about the importance of recognizing your time legacy. These are the ideas about time that you learned from important people in your life. When you carry them into your present, they have a profound impact on your time choices, and ultimately on how you experience your life. So, it’s…

Culling to Find Focus — Try It Today

Finding and maintaining focus is a huge challenge for most of us. Surrounded by a swirl of priorities and responsibilities, how do you manage to stick with just one? Everything seems to be clamoring for attention at once. Indeed, some days do you feel like you just rush from one task to the next without…

Too Many Top Priorities? Try This…

Setting priorities is a powerful way to organize yourself. It’s a time skill that helps you organize and order your daily activities. And yet, it isn’t always simple. Here’s a recent question from a reader that illustrates a common challenge that people face when prioritizing. See if it resonates for you… Carol of Trenton, New…