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…

Success Exercise: Making Your Success Truly Yours

In a previous post, we looked at the definition of success and the profound effect it has on how you use your time. Today I’m going to be digging deeper with a success exercise to help you uncover how you define success. Why is this important? It’s all-too-easy to spend precious years of your life…

What Does Your Success Mean for You?

Success is a concept that most of us think we understand, right up until we sit down and attempt to define it for ourselves. Then your success becomes personal, and a more complicated idea. And, in fact, when you define it ahead of time for yourself, your success may become a burdensome idea. Even worse,…

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…