Setting Wise Priorities — How to Stay on Track, Even Amidst Change

Setting wise priorities is an important time skill.  It gives you the power to make time for what’s most important to you. But what happens when an unexpected event sends your life into a spin? How will you prepare yourself for sudden change, so that you can steer your life back on track? Well, setting…

Your Sudden Changes — How to Let Them Unfold Over Time

Your sudden changes — those disruptive events in your life — are never easy to cope with, be they small or large. So what do you do to help yourself, when they intrude? If you are someone who likes to be proactive and who does a lot of planning (as I do) the unexpected is…

How to Prepare for Change and Thrive Every Day

When you prepare for change it isn’t as jarring as when it just arrives out of the blue and knocks you off-course. And yet, even when you prepare for change, unexpected events can still momentarily throw you. And these days, unexpected changes seem to pop up with unnerving frequency. Still, you’ll be able to respond…

Manage Sudden Change — Ideas for Responding to the Unexpected

How to manage sudden change is a challenge that’s much on people’s minds these days as the world struggles to manage Covid-19. I recently had a very timely question from a reader. It wasn’t specifically about the coronavirus. But it was spot on about how to manage sudden change when it visits your life. So…

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…

Offering Support Requires Balance: How Do You Manage?

Offering support to a friend or a family member in need is part of what it means to be in a relationship. So, when trouble comes, what do you do?  Balancing your needs and responsibilities when others unexpectedly need your help or support presents you with a time management challenge. And at the same time,…

When You Set Time Priorities, Do You Make Space for Change?

Finding time to set time priorities is an important time choice.  It gives you a clear path to your goals. When you set time priorities wisely, you are claiming your power and, ultimately, finding time for what’s most important to you. But life isn’t predictable. Change is predictable, but… Change is a constant in our…