Do Your Time Traps Reflect Hidden Values Conflicts?

What do values have to do with time and with time traps? Well, consider this scenario: You’ve got a big project to work on, but special pastimes beckon to you invitingly. Then, before you know it, night has fallen. It’s as if your day had a slow leak. What happened to your time? It got…

Finding Fullness: Your Values and Time Choices Define Your Moments

If you find yourself feeling overwhelmed about your choices or struggling with competing priorities, that’s a good sign that you may need to step back and do some values clarification. This doesn’t need to be a lengthy or unpleasant task. Think of it as a friendly dialogue with yourself. It’s a wonderful way to get re-acquainted.…

Values Clarification Helps Simplify Your Time Choices

Values clarification is a process that, engaged in periodically, helps you know yourself more deeply and create a uniquely meaningful frame for your time choices. In previous posts here, as well as articles in the Finding Time E-zine, I’ve explored the importance of values and values clarification. In particular, I’ve highlighted the difference between 

Everplans – Planning at Its Hardest and Most Meaningful

Everplans is a service that offers tools for planning what to do and where to keep important information that your loved ones will need access to after you have died. Memorial Day certainly brings to mind, very poignantly, the necessity for such planning. 

Core Values and You: 5 Timely Tips

Values, and, more specifically, the congruence between our values and our activities, form the foundation for our choice-making and our time success. Last week on The Time Finder we explored the importance of values, and highlighted 

Time Balance and Other September Time Finder Favorites for You!

Time Balance, transitions, priorities, and managing online time topped the list of Time Finder readers’ favorites during the month of September.  With school starting, vacations ending, and the season turning from summer to fall (at least in the Northern Hemisphere), it’s not surprising that 

Values: Find Time to Prioritize What's Most Important to You

Values – what you hold as most important in your life – these are the things that, in large part, define you and guide your time choices.  Yet quite often, we have not reached clarity about our values.  They are guiding us, but at an unconscious level. So, clarifying your values is