Small Steps Get You to Your Goal — Just Ask a Marathoner

Small steps are the increments that carry you to big transformations. But do you celebrate those steps? I mean those incremental ones that move you from where you are to where you’d like to be. You see, incremental work is powerful, and it’s also some of the hardest work you’ll ever do. Why is that?…

From Fear to Courage — Small Steps and Your Inner Lizard

Fear stifles creativity, shuts down new ideas, and just plain stops people in their tracks. When you’re in the grip of fear, courage often feels like a death-defyingly out of reach choice. Some part of you says “danger” and whatever you were contemplating looks like a risk too big to venture — a step too big…

Awakenings, Travel Vision, and Time Transformation

Awakenings don’t have to be limited to the dawning light of morning. No, they can happen any time. I like to think of Awakenings as small choices you and I make to open our minds and our eyes and touch life directly. Awakenings are vivid and electric. They transform our moments and, by extension, ourselves. If you’re someone…

Stages of Change and Your Time Choices

Have you heard of the 6 stages of change? Change is one of the constants in our lives – and we often tend to balk at changes. So that’s where the idea of stages of change becomes really helpful! In 1997 psychology professor James Prochaska created a very 

Deepen into Strong Time for Heart-Based Peace and Calm

Strong Time is a powerful concept that has its roots in the early 20th century.  First described by the French sociologist Émile Durkheim, the core ideas about strong time were then expanded upon by the 

Deadlines – Color Your Calendar to Find Time!

Deadlines. We all have them, and managing them can be a challenge – especially if you’ve got very tight, or intersecting, or competing deadlines. Too often, deadlines create anxiety, stress, and rebelliousness. A looming deadline sends many people into a tailspin – the kind of state that makes denial and procrastination look like attractive alternatives. But…

Choosing to Savor in Stillness Transforms Your Time

Choosing is a complex and often unconscious process. Whether it’s choosing what’s ‘best’ or choosing what we want, or making choices based on other considerations, we are constantly choosing. We do it hundreds of times each day – choosing. One moment it’s an active choice and maybe the next