Your Successful Beginning Starts Right Here and Right Now

Creating your successful beginning isn’t as easy as you might think. Indeed, the toughest moment in any project or activity is taking the first actual action step. Despite mental rehearsal and preparing the optimal environment, the first step is a big challenge for many people. Is that true for you? Making Your Successful Beginning There…

Don’t Let Perfectionistic Poison Steal and Sully Your Moments

Does perfectionistic poison ruin your moments? If so, the first challenge is to recognize it. Only when you see it can you apply the antidote. But here’s the problem; if you desperately want to be perfect, self-diagnosis can feel excruciatingly painful and difficult. It’s challenging to identify your desire to please and see how it…

Ready to ‘Fall Back’ and Let Go of Daylight Saving Time?

Yes, if you live in most places in the States, it’s time to let go of Daylight Saving Time. And, finding time to begin and end this time each year is a ritual that most of us here in the United States are very familiar with.  For many people, at least on the surface of…

Your Inbox — Is It Your Headache or Helper?

Your inbox — how are you doing with it? Does it create stress in your life, or is your inbox something that you manage pretty well? For many, managing it, let alone EMPTYING it, may seem an impossibility. But it isn’t an impossible task at all. And here are some tips to help with: Managing…

Got a Project? This Helps You Make a Successful Beginning

You’re in the right place for a powerful tip to create a successful beginning for any plan or project. It’s simpler than you might think. As we’ve often written here, time boundaries are vital. They help you give shape to your priorities as you make them real. But time boundaries don’t actually help answer the…

Do You Multi-task? Maybe You’re Not Helping Yourself

Do you multi-task? Lots of people do, without even thinking about it. In your busy, daily life, time management is important, and productivity is at a premium.  So you’d think it would make sense to multi-task whenever you can, wouldn’t you?  I mean, who wouldn’t want to be doing two things in the time it…

Reviewing Your To-Do List Keeps It Fresh and Useful

Reviewing your to-do list is an excellent way to keep it fresh and relevant to your needs and goals. This review is always time well spent. No matter what you’ve accomplished (or not accomplished) in your day, reviewing your to-do list gives you important perspective. It also grounds you firmly in reality, and this is…