Strong Time Boundaries — How They Help No Matter What

Strong time boundaries help you plan and manage your time. But your days aren’t always predictable. And your time challenges can take different forms. Sometimes life is calm, and you struggle to stay on track.  Sometimes chaos rules as life throws you one curve ball after another.  Maybe distractions swirl around you, calling out for your…

Setting Time Boundaries — How to Make Working from Home Workable

Setting time boundaries is a key component in your time management toolbox.  And during these times of remote learning, social distancing, and working from home, setting time boundaries is key to your success — AND your survival. But it’s not just a matter of setting those boundaries.  You have to maintain them – and that’s…

You Set a Boundary, So Now How Do You Keep It?

When you set a boundary, that’s a good and necessary first step. It’s in keeping your boundary that you start building trust and traction. In “Setting Strong Boundaries Makes Life Work No Matter Where You’re Working” I talked about being more assertive than usual about time. And I noted that when you set a boundary…

Setting Strong Boundaries Makes Life Work No Matter Where You’re Working

Setting strong boundaries helps with many aspects of life. And one of the biggest areas where boundaries help is that of your focus. Setting strong boundaries about your time requires that you learn to be a little more assertive than usual about this precious and limited resource. And these boundaries have become increasingly important as…

Taking Charge of Your Time — How to Untangle Yourself from the Web

Taking charge of your time has everything to do with setting and maintaining boundaries. Sometimes those boundaries are with other people, and sometimes they are with yourself. And boundaries, when they work best, are unique to you and your situation. What serves you in your life? What helps you create balance and achieve your personal…

Focus Keeps You On Track — 5 Tips to Help You Thrive

Your focus keeps you on track, but it can be hard to maintain when you’re busy and life is moving fast. In thinking about your focus and how important it is, this proverb may be clarifying: If you chase two rabbits, both will escape. Chinese Proverb So, step back and take an inventory right now.…

Work-Home Boundaries — How to Draw Them During a Pandemic

Strong work-home boundaries require making choices every day. You decide what balance to strike between work and home. But what if you are actually working from home, as so many are these days? Those boundaries are tricky to maintain in normal times. How about during a pandemic? Well, first let’s take a look at some…