Don’t Give Your Inner Critic Air Time — It Only Holds You Back

What’s the Inner Critic? It’s an internal voice that will narrate your life for you if you allow it to. So, will you? Your answer is important, as it has a huge effect on your energy and your experience of each moment. Every human being has an Inner Critic. I struggle with this voice as…

This Nagging Voice Doesn’t Have to Be in Your Life

The nagging voice of your Inner Critic is one of the most toxic and destructive voices you’ll ever hear. And chances are, you hear it a lot, without even realizing. We all have that voice inside. And we all have an inner dialogue that is affecting our thoughts and feelings profoundly. It often takes place under…

Time’s Mystery — Let’s Take a Moment to Appreciate It

Finding time to appreciate time’s mystery can be very difficult when you’re busy and stressed. And yet, when you look, you find precious gems buried within your everyday human experience. So, heart-based time management is all about appreciating the mystery. The trick is to do that while also being as efficient and effective as possible. Take…

Boost Your Productivity — Let Go of Being So Busy and Try Balance

Tired? Stressed? Spinning your wheels? Today I invite you to try balance because when it comes to efficiency and effectiveness, being busy isn’t the key. No, indeed. In fact, if productivity is your aim, then time balance is a very important component in your toolbox of time management skills. It’s a common and quite destructive misconception…

Thankfulness for Little, as Well as for Much

Thankfulness and gratitude are in the forefront of people’s minds at this time of year. So, let’s step back and think about thankfulness. When you feel and express gratitude, what are you expressing it for? Does it have to do with the value or quantity or size of a gift? Or is it about something else…

Need a Quick Energy Boost? This Helps…

When you’re rushing from one task to another, how do you give yourself a quick energy boost? Well, the most efficient and effective route to more energy involves spending some energy. How? By exercising. But making time for exercise can sometimes feel like trying to squeeze your foot into a shoe that’s too small. And that may…

Guilt Sapping Your Energy? Whether You’re 30 or 70, This Helps

Guilt is a huge energy drain. Whether you’re embarking on your career or looking back on your life, there’s no good purpose served by feeling guilty. But lots of us do just that, and the consequences are truly devastating. Maybe that sounds like an overstatement to you. But if you think about the cumulative effects…