Being and Doing: Your Values and Your Time

Being and doing are the twin poles of our life in this world. When I talk about finding time for what matters most I am really talking about finding a balance between being and doing, or between mindfulness and productivity. It’s a matter of making time choices that are congruent with your values. Being and…

Choosing to Let Go Lets You Get Going

Finding time requires choosing to let go. It’s a fact of life. This is because your time is limited., as is mine. So, we are choosing to let go of one thing or another, either actively or passively, all the time. Choosing to let go moves you along. Sidney Howard sums it up very clearly…

Disruptions, Opportunities and the Eye of the Beholder

What’s the difference between disruptions and opportunities? Well, if you step back and reflect on it, you realize that the two may be a lot closer than you’d first thought. That’s because disruptions are simply events that we, then, ascribe certain qualities to. Do we see them as positive? Negative? Jarring upheavals? Welcome surprises? Disruptions…

When Procrastination Eats Your Time, This Helps

If procrastination eats your time you’re not alone. Indeed, losing time to procrastination is a common and extremely frustrating human experience. Despite your best intentions, there are always a few tasks that just seem to never get done.  They bounce along on your to-do list from one day to the next. And yes, they eventually…

Beat Procrastination, Even When It’s Got You Tied in Knots

How do you beat procrastination? Time challenges stymie LOTS of people, so if you’re one of them, you are not alone. And if you want to beat procrastination, you need to get to its roots. You see, the reasons that people procrastinate vary, but the results are the same, ALWAYS.  When procrastination is one of…

Here’s What Gets You to Your Goals

Your goals are important to you, right? But far too often, they seem more like dreams than goals. Does that sound familiar? Finding time for what matters most is a daily challenge, as is taking the steps to move your goals toward becoming realities.  That’s why it’s so important to remember, as you negotiate your…

Mixed Messages Create Time Traps

Mixed messages that we received as children lead to confusion. Whether they were about time or about other things, when you look back and learn, deciphering and untangling those messages, you give yourself a gift. And, on the flip side, leaving mixed messages unexamined creates big time traps for you. But ferreting out those messages…