Simplify. It’s a Caring Gift You Can Give Yourself Anytime

Finding time to simplify is a core self-care skill. I find it very helpful to think of it that way, rather than as a task for my To-Do List. Unfortunately, when it’s seen as a task, finding time to simplify often gets bumped when things get busy (which is most of the time). It never…

When Times are Hard, How Do You Care for Yourself?

When times are hard, it’s easy to think that things will never change. Life grinds to a halt. Everything feels more difficult, and the everyday necessities of life may often feel like impossible tasks to accomplish. Maybe it’s a friend who is going through a difficult transition. Or maybe you or a family member have…

Values Clarification Helps Simplify Your Time Choices

Values clarification is a process that, engaged in periodically, helps you know yourself more deeply and create a uniquely meaningful frame for your time choices. In previous posts here, as well as articles in the Finding Time E-zine, I’ve explored the importance of values and values clarification. In particular, I’ve highlighted the difference between 

Find Time to Keep Track of Just About Everything … in a Nutshell

Last week I read a post by Deborah Smith titled “5 of My Favorite Free Internet Tools.”  Highlighting one tool, she wrote as follows: “I use NutshellMail to catch up on the latest news and updates from my multiple accounts. What I think is the most attractive feature is the lack of clutter and distraction.…

Finding Time to Create Abundance with Gratitude

Finding time can begin with finding your heart. That might seem counter-intuitive, but think about it.  So often, when we are busy, the connection to our heart feels fainter. That, in turn, can start a constriction that leads straight to urgency, frustration and feeling that there’s simply not enough to go around. When you feel…

Finding Time to Create Abundance with Courageous Prioritizing

Finding time for abundant living becomes much easier as you embrace your power to change your mindset.  That’s because it’s not only WHAT you do, but it’s HOW you do it that makes all the difference! Yesterday we looked at how the first step toward abundant living is to fully accept that time is limited. …

Find Time to Simplify and See What You Set Free in Your Heart!

Finding time to simplify or de-clutter is something that is often on our To Do Lists.  It can be one of those items that keeps getting moved from list to list – never quite making it to the top. Why is that?  There are many reasons.  Other tasks can often seem more pressing and take…