Being and Doing: Your Values and Your Time

Being and doing are the twin poles of our life in this world. When I talk about finding time for what matters most I am really talking about finding a balance between being and doing, or between mindfulness and productivity. It’s a matter of making time choices that are congruent with your values. Being and…

Choosing to Let Go Lets You Get Going

Finding time requires choosing to let go. It’s a fact of life. This is because your time is limited., as is mine. So, we are choosing to let go of one thing or another, either actively or passively, all the time. Choosing to let go moves you along. Sidney Howard sums it up very clearly…

Time Doesn’t Change but Your Experience of It Does

Indeed, time doesn’t change. As I’ve noted before, it’s absolute, concrete, and universal.  It’s the same for everyone.  Whether you’re going with the flow or fighting it, each of your minutes is made up of 60 seconds. Likewise, each of your hours has 60 minutes.  That’s a baseline fact that you can rely on —…

Here’s What Gets You to Your Goals

Your goals are important to you, right? But far too often, they seem more like dreams than goals. Does that sound familiar? Finding time for what matters most is a daily challenge, as is taking the steps to move your goals toward becoming realities.  That’s why it’s so important to remember, as you negotiate your…

Owning Your Day — 3 Empowering Tips to Help You DoThis

Owning your day is an empowering gift that you can give yourself any time. What it means is seeing your time choices as fully yoursand being proactive about making them. When you are fully owning your day, you aren’t a victim of others’ needs and priorities. but how often do you hear people say some…

Feeling Trapped by Your Goals? Find Help Here.

If you’re feeling trapped by your goals, here’s something to remember: New goals, like new shoes, may require some breaking in. Have you ever set a goal, only to find that you start feeling trapped by it later? Feeling stuck with a goal that doesn’t work for you wastes your time and saps your morale.…

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…