Setbacks Getting You Down? How Compassion Helps — No Matter What

Setbacks have a way of overturning the best-laid plans. And that’s not all they do. Setbacks also add to your stress and slow you down. So, especially when setbacks and unexpected changes arise, as they do every day, resourcefulness and resilience are necessary if you’re going to continue along your most productive path. Your instinctive…

Your Spirituality — What It Adds to Your Time Skill Set

What does spirituality have to do with time management? Well, time management is certainly about productivity. But in my heart-based view, it is about so much more. Time has both duration and depth. We measure our productivity, usually, based on how long things take — on duration. And yet, time is also highly subjective.  We…

Enjoy Your Day, No Matter What — How to Transform It with Appreciation

When you enjoy your time you are in it. But that isn’t necessarily easy or natural in all situations. Indeed, the advice to ‘enjoy your day’ may be a challenge sometimes. But taking it to heart and following through on it is well worth the effort. So, here’s an example from a recent day in…

Your Time Legacy — Does it Help or Hold You Back?

Do you know what your time legacy is? If you want to create fresh potentials for yourself and your time, this is a concept worth exploring. Do you sometimes feel like you run into unexpected walls when it comes to your time? Well, here’s an opportunity to explore what currently holds you back. You can…

Time Holds Everything, and It Holds You, Too

Time holds everything. What do I mean by that? Well, like the air, time is one of the mediums in which we live our lives. Everything that we experience exists in time. That includes the joyous wonder of births and beginnings, and the horror and loss of tragedies. What a year this has been… It is…

Darkness and Light — How to Live With the Changes and Thrive

Darkness and light are much on our minds at the time of the Winter Solstice. And the contrast of darkness and light is the foundational theme embedded in the rituals of this season in so many traditions. So, celebrating and welcoming the light is what this holiday time is about in the northern hemisphere, no…

Anniversaries are Important — How to Honor Them in Your Life

Anniversaries are important. It’s true, but what does that statement bring to mind for you? Birthdays? Weddings? Deaths or other losses? Well, making time to acknowledge anniversaries, be they happy ones or ones that mark difficult experiences or times of loss, always deepens your relationship with yourself and your time. If you think about it,…