Interruptions Intruding? 3 Timely Tips Restore Your Focus and Productivity

Interruptions sometimes trip all of us up. But the more you develop strategies for dealing with them, the less time you’ll lose. Using solid time management strategies helps you prioritize, organize, and plan ahead. But once you have a plan, you also need solid skills for managing those inevitable interruptions that challenge your focus and…

Beat Procrastination, Even When It’s Got You Tied in Knots

How do you beat procrastination? Time challenges stymie LOTS of people, so if you’re one of them, you are not alone. And if you want to beat procrastination, you need to get to its roots. You see, the reasons that people procrastinate vary, but the results are the same, ALWAYS.  When procrastination is one of…

Procrastination Stealing Your Time and Sapping Your Energy? This Helps…

Procrastination is a huge time and energy thief. And you know what else? It has a profound effect on your self-trust and your confidence. It nibbles away, undermining incrementally. Unnoticed at first, its effects are very debilitating in the long run. The habit of putting things off creates a vicious cycle that feeds on itself…

Self-Care and Your Health — Make Them a Top Priority Today

Your health is the foundation of your well-being. And yet, finding time to stay healthy isn’t always the first thing on your to-do list. How often do you put other things ahead of health and self-care? Just pause and think about it. Whether it’s planning, preparing, and eating healthy meals, getting enough rest, getting exercise, tending…

Google Calendar and Your Goals – Make It So!

Google Calendar is a powerful, easily accessible and widely used tool for scheduling, tracking tasks, sending yourself reminders, and just plain getting things done. And now Google Calendar has added a nifty new capability. You can set goals for yourself and let the calendar do the heavy lifting when it comes to fitting those goals into…

Compassion – Your Powerful Procrastination Stopper

“Compassion” and “powerful” aren’t words that are often coupled. And yet, they truly do belong together. As counter-intuitive as it might seem to you, compassion is the absolute best tool for overcoming lots of hurdles in your life. That includes challenges like overwhelm and perfectionism and procrastination. Not harshness, self-criticism or urgency, but compassion. Why?…

Schedule Reflection Time to Be More Productive

Your schedule is one of the tools that you use to optimize your productivity. And when you schedule time to reflect you are NOT being unproductive. In fact, you’re giving yourself a gift. Your productivity always boils down to your time choices, and you make better choices when you reflect on them!