Saying No Creates Space and Makes Room for Saying Yes

Saying no is often seen as something negative, but I’d like to reframe it for you today. In reality, saying no is a powerful time tool that gives you room to explore and realize your goals. Why is saying no powerful? Well, finding time for the things that matter most is always a matter of…

Want to Change Your Life? Start by Changing a Pattern.

Why is changing a pattern so powerful? Well, let’s take a look. When you take time to recognize the habits and patterns in your life you give yourself some solid ground to stand on. Then, your next step is to make conscious choices about them. This is one of the most powerful skills that you…

Assertive Boundaries Give You Space and Time to Thrive

Assertive boundaries are one fundamental key to your time success. Setting time boundaries is something that you get better at the more you practice and become comfortable with it. In fact, your level of comfort, when setting assertive boundaries, is an important ingredient in successfully maintaining them. When others sense that you are grounded and…

Strengthen Your Relationships with Time Boundaries

Your relationships thrive when you are well-grounded in your time choices. That means being realistic about what is possible, and being true to yourself and your values. When you over-extend you’re bound to fall short on follow-through sometimes. This erodes trust (both for you and for others) and also drains your energy and confidence. Time…

Pro Tip for Reclaiming Your Time — Set Some Boundaries

When I wrote earlier about reclaiming your time, I noted that clarity and compassion offer the best route to success. So, when you set a time boundary, your motivation is important, as is the way you communicate your choice. This is a process that gets easier the more you practice it. Starting small and working…

Taking Back Your Time — A Process Worth Exploring

Taking back your time is a perennial challenge. And it’s one worth taking on, because when it comes right down to it, your time is your most valuable asset. Think of the opportunities that are beckoning right now, at this moment. And then think of the tasks that are calling out for your immediate attention.…

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…