Your Procrastinator May Be the Craftiest Time Thief Ever

Your procrastinator is a time thief that may sometimes seem to have as much or more power than you do. It can almost feel like it has a mind and a personality of its own. But you know that’s not true, right? What I’m calling your procrastinator is actually a choice or series of choices…

Losing Time and Energy? Check Your People Pleaser for Leaks

If you feel your time and energy evaporating some days, maybe you’ve been indulging your people pleaser tendencies. That’s nothing to be ashamed of. But if it’s costing you precious time and energy, you may want to stop the leaks.   Being a so-called people pleaser isn’t a character flaw. No, it’s about choices you…

Refuse to Feed Habits That Don’t Serve You — And Win

Finding time becomes easier, and more enjoyable, too, when you refuse to feed habits that don’t serve you.  These are habits that steal your time and block your success at every turn.   I’m talking about habits like denial and procrastination and, yes, perfectionism, too. Simply put, they are destructive and dangerous. You see, the…

Knowing Yourself Starts with Your Time Choices

Knowing yourself is a foundational goal for human beings. And often it’s framed as a very difficult and elusive goal. But I like to think of knowing yourself as fundamentally about learning what’s important to you. Finding time for what matters most is the core goal of my Heart-Based Time Management system. So, with all…

The Choices You Make About Your Time Create Your Path

The choices you make, when it comes to time, determine your path through your day. It’s as simple as that and as powerful. So, how do you make sure that your time choices are actually working for you? Coming to recognize this is a foundational time management skill. What it boils down to is assuring…

Put Self-Sabotage in Its Place With Assertive Time Choices

Self-sabotage?  You? Wait, why would anyone do that to themselves? Well, picture this: Do you ever find yourself getting ready for bed and suddenly feeling like your busy day was a blur and you’re not sure where it went?  Or maybe your to-do list is a mile long and you have two looming deadlines right…

What is Minimalism and How Can It Help You Find Time?

What is minimalism and why is it something you might want to think about exploring? Well, our 21st-century world is often hectic and harried. Getting more, spending more, having more, doing more, connecting more — it all eats up time, energy, attention, and money.  And when you come to the end of another day cluttered…