Temporary Time Boundaries — How They Help

What are temporary time boundaries and why would you want to use them? We’ve written in the past here about time boundaries, and today I want to focus on the importance of paying attention to how you communicate these boundaries to yourself. Setting, communicating, and maintaining time boundaries is a vital skill for getting things…

Did You Know You Can Create Time for Yourself?

Create time? Really? We all know that time is precious. And further, we can probably all agree that finding time is just about the best thing going. Think about how you feel when a meeting at work gets canceled. Suddenly you have an unexpected hour. Maybe you can finish that report you’ve been working on.…

After You Set Time Boundaries, Do You Maintain Them?

To be efficient and effective when tackling any task, it always helps to set time boundaries. Why are boundaries important? Boundaries keep some things in and they keep some things out. They give shape to your time and to your efforts. But when you set time boundaries, that’s just the first step. The second, equally important step is…

Your Time Boundaries are the Foundation of Your Time Success

Setting and maintaining time boundaries is a sure path to successful time management. But why are time boundaries so important? Well, trying to manage your time without having time boundaries is a little like trying to get yourself a drink of water without using a glass. Just try holding a sieve under the faucet when…

Relax and Unwind This Weekend with These Two Simple Steps

When you make the time to relax you are giving yourself a rejuvenating gift of power self-care. And yet, this incredible gift is often very hard to come by. Why is that? As we finish out the month of June and start a weekend, I thought this would be a great time to talk about…

Finding Balance Helps Recharge Your Batteries and Avoid Burnout

Burnout is the bane of many busy, productive people. Are you one of them? You push yourself to get things done, and then neglect the things that keep you going. So today I want to share a tip that offers ideas for building time for self-care into your daily life. Following these simple suggestions for regaining your…

Time Boundary Tips Keep You in the Driver’s Seat, No Matter What

Time boundary tips are a staple here. Indeed, time boundaries are foundational to your time success. But here’s the thing: Time management isn’t simply about getting things done.  It is about your time choices, time boundaries, and time values. And it’s about how managing all of that affects the quality of your life. This changes…