Boundaries Between Work and Home-Putting Them into Practice

Boundaries help you use your time more effectively.  They are often challenging to set, however, and maintaining them is also a stretch for many! In our previous post we examined some of the advantages of setting strong boundaries between work and home.  Today I want to explore the flip side of the coin.

Find Time to Create Balance Amidst Change Using Flexible Focus

Finding time to be effective when in transition requires extra vigilance, doesn’t it? Routines and patterns that once worked for you are disrupted. How do you create balance for yourself, and keep tasks from slipping out of your schedule during times of change? Flexible focus is a practical and effective skill to help you scan…

Finding Time by Refusing to Feed Your Time Gremlins

Finding time becomes easier, and more enjoyable, too, when you deactivate your Time Gremlins.  Remember, these gremlins aren’t the cute, mischievous creatures of the movies.  They really do steal your time and block your success at every turn.  Simply put, they are destructive and dangerous! Last week, we posted a quiz to help you identify the Time…

Find Time and Find Power by Celebrating Your Power of Choice

Finding time by finding your power is one of the most gratifying ways you can experience a new sense of freedom! You might think that this would be a massive undertaking. But often, it’s as simple as changing your self-talk and reframing the way you look at your responsibilities. Avoiding these all-too-common verbal traps can…

Finding Time to Support Your Friends When Trouble Comes

Finding time to offer support and encouragement when it’s needed is an important part of your relationships.  And balancing your needs and responsibilities when others unexpectedly need your help or support presents you with a big time management challenge. You may not even want to think about it at the time, but your ability to…

Find Time by Putting Your Heart Into It

Finding time to complete all of your tasks isn’t the point.  Not by a mile.  If you’ve visited here before, you know that my HeartBased Time Management System is, first and foremost, about tuning into what matters most to you … and finding time for it. That’s why I was so pleased to come upon…

Finding Time to Align Your Priorities with Your Deepest Values

Finding time to make choices that are in sync with your heart can be a challenge in the midst of the clamor of competing demands and responsibilities. Who and what do you listen to, when you are setting your priorities?  And do you set priorities at all? These are good questions to ask yourself periodically. …