What You Value — How This Defines the Ground Under Your Feet

What you value isn’t always obvious. And yet, it’s the ground you stand on, whether you know it or not. So making this important aspect of your life visible to yourself is key to knowing yourself, what your goals are, why and how these goals are important to you, and how you’ll go about accomplishing…

Your Internal Values — How They Shape Your Time Choices

Your internal values, like your external values, help you shape your time choices. So how does that actually work in everyday life? Well, in a previous post we were discussing values, and external values, specifically.  We described how they provide your framework. In the same way that they provide a frame for what you do…

Your Values — How to Build Up from This Solid Foundation

Why focus on your values? Well, as the season changes, we tend to reflect on the time that’s gone by and the time that lies ahead. It’s a natural part of making a transition. And as you go through changes, it makes sense that your values would be among the things you consider. So, over…

Living Your Values — How to Help Yourself Find Your Path

Living your values is the best road I know to help you clarify your time choices, re-energize your time priorities, and live your life as fully as you can. So, when you find yourself feeling overwhelmed about your choices or struggling with competing priorities, take that as a sign. You’re telling yourself that you need…

Time Questions That Help You Make the Most of Your Moments

Answers to your time questions, ultimately, boil down to YOU. It may be tempting to look to experts for help. But if you ask a heart-based question like, “What’s the best use of my time?” the experts can’t wrap that up for you. Your unique desires, dreams, and destiny create the answers to those time…

Your Heart-Based Success is Always Right in Your Hands

What does your heart-based success look like?  And how do you realize it? Well, your heart-based success is, in one sense, quite simple. It means moving from where you are to where you want to be. I like this definition because it emphasizes the fact that your heart-based success is a journey. And it’s a…

Marking Milestones and Making Meaning as You Move Through Time

Marking milestones and celebrating anniversaries is so important. It’s one way that we reinforce our values. The act of marking milestones also helps us pause and ground ourselves, even as we keep moving toward the next goal. It re-energizes us as we travel through time. The graduation season that many just celebrated offers an excellent…