E-Mail Got You Stressed? This De-Cluttering Tip Helps You Breathe

E-mail is a major source of stress of lots of folks these days. Indeed, a cluttered inbox is often cited as a major issue for readers of The Time Finder. Are you one of them? Time management is a skill that is as applicable to your e-mail habits as it is to your calendar.  And…

Sometimes Low-Tech is the Way to Go. What Do You Choose?

Low-tech isn’t exactly a buzz word in our high-tech world. – do you feel like you have to choose? And do you sometimes feel like the odd-person out? The thing is that when it comes to getting and staying organized, we’re barraged by a steady flow of new technological tools. They are constantly being developed and tweaked.…

Disconnect, Breathe Deeply, and Let Go of Stress, One Moment at a Time

Disconnect? Why? Well, the internet can be a big contributor to our stress. Whether it’s your inbox or 24/7 news, do you sometimes feel inundated? Letting go of stress by consciously choosing to spend time away from the web may be a challenging step to take. But when it comes to reducing your stress level…

Declutter Your Tabs for Faster Browsing and Finding Time

Browsing the web means opening tabs. And often, for those who work on the web or are engaged in social networking, you find yourself with lots and lots of tabs open. This creates clutter and unnecessary confusion. And that’s not all. It also slows your browser speed considerably, which significantly cuts into your efficiency while…

Auto-Editing Tools: Do You Use Them? Which is Your Favorite?

Auto-editing tools can be very useful when you’re writing online. They can also trip you up — sometimes hilariously — as anyone who’s had spell-checker snafus can attest. But there are some very sophisticated auto-editing tools out there, some free and some with a price tag. So today I’d like to mention just a few of them,…

Multitasking, Focus, and Making the Most of Your On-Line Time

Multitasking and working on-line are not a helpful combination, and yet it’s something that many of us are tempted to do. In fact, finding focus and maintaining it when you’re working on the web is a major challenge. Couple that with the myth that multitasking is helpful, and you have a recipe for disaster. I recently…

E-mail Systems to Find Time AND Find that Important E-mail When You Need It

Reading and responding to your e-mail takes up bigger and bigger chunks of your time. Have you noticed? It’s an ongoing challenge that adds to your stress and often cuts into your efficiency and effectiveness. Organization and time management can really help with this task. But too often, the upfront time involved looks like an insurmountable hurdle. Indeed,…