This Helps You Manage Your Day When You Say Yes to Something New

You empower and enrich yourself when you say yes to daily activities that keep you happy, healthy, safe and self-referenced. This is true when the new activity you add is a conscious and grounded choice you make. In a recent post titled Saying Yes — The Heart-Based Art of Affirming YOU and Claiming Joy and Power I…

Finding Your Sweet Spot: It’s Where Your Values and Your Time Choices Converge

You’re making time choices in every moment of your day. This is true, even if you’re not doing it consciously. And your time choices are your key to living your values. But making the time to clarify what you value, and then put those values into practice in your everyday choices is an ongoing challenge.…

Be Playfully Productive to Get Those Creative Juices Flowing

A productive day feels good, doesn’t it? Indeed, productivity is something we often seek. And yet, it can be an elusive goal. And being productive loses its meaning whenever you make it the be-all and end-all. When it becomes a value or goal in and of itself, you begin to feel like a hamster in a…

Regret — It Doesn’t Have to Be What You Feel When You Look Back

Is regret something that you often feel as you look back at a day? A week? A month or year? Time, like a river, is always moving. And that, in and of itself, can feel like pressure. Full moons come and go. Mornings give way to noontimes and evenings. Spring becomes summer and then summer gives…

Who’s Stealing Your Time? The Answer May Surprise You.

Do you ever feel like someone or something is stealing your time? Well, you’re right. Time thievery is real, and it’s usually got a lot to do with your unrecognized time issues. Those issues are the ones that tie your plans in knots and sabotage your priorities. They’re generally invisible because they work best that way. They run riot…

Crisis Support — How to Help When the Unexpected Intrudes

The word crisis – it conjures many images, doesn’t it? Maybe it’s as far-reaching as a hurricane or earthquake, harming hundreds and sending shock waves around the globe. Or maybe it’s as personal as a health crisis for you or a family member. Or perhaps it’s an animal companion in sudden need of first aid. Whatever it is that suddenly…

Chunked Planning for Increased Focus — Here’s Part 2

Finding time to get everything done that you need to is a perennial challenge. And a time tool that I call ‘Chunked Planning’ gives you a big boost in your time management efforts. In my last post, I explored some of the ways that you can allow yourself much more flexibility in your day by…