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…

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.…

This Helps You Manage Your Day When You Say Yes to Something New

You empower and enrich yourself when you say yes to daily activities that keep you happy, healthy, safe and self-referenced. This is true when the new activity you add is a conscious and grounded choice you make. In a recent post titled Saying Yes — The Heart-Based Art of Affirming YOU and Claiming Joy and Power, I…

Finding Your Sweet Spot: It’s Where Your Values and Your Time Choices Converge

You’re making time choices in every moment of your day. This is true, even if you’re not doing it consciously. And your time choices are your key to living your values. But making the time to clarify what you value, and then put those values into practice in your everyday choices is an ongoing challenge.…

Gratitude Power — Is Your Glass Half Empty or Half Full?

Finding time to feel and express gratitude expands your heart and boosts your energy whenever you do it. It’s a powerful alchemy. Gratitude is about how you look at your world, how you move through your days, and how you experience your moments. And it’s a choice and a fundamental value. If you want to make…

Time Boundaries Help You Stay in Sync with Your Values

Establishing boundaries in your life, no matter what the area, helps you stay focused and on track. And time boundaries are a powerful part of that process. Indeed, whether you’re talking about time boundaries, interpersonal boundaries, or lots of others, one thing is true: Our boundaries define who we are and what we value. So, how…