Setting Strong Time Boundaries: The Foundation for Success

Setting strong time boundaries is a skill you need to use every day if you want to be successful. Why? Well, finding time when you need it often boils down to a matter of saying “No” to one thing in order to say “Yes” to another. And the clearer you are able to be about…

Timers Help Hugely When You Set Time Boundaries

Why am I writing about timers today? Well, first, let’s step back and take a look at the importance of time boundaries in your life. You’ve a better chance of staying focused when you know how long you need to be on task and productive. First, know the terrain. When you know how much time…

Your Time Boundaries Honor You, Your Priorities, and Your Worth

What does it mean to say that your time boundaries honor you? If you’re a reader of this blog, you know that time boundaries are a foundational tool in my Finding Time toolbox. They are the key to creating space and gaining the traction you need to accomplish your goals and priorities. But how is…

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…