Your Goals — 3 Tips for Making Them Meaningful and Achievable for You

Your goals are important for achieving success, but lots and lots of people set goals that they never attain. Why is that? The question is especially important at this time of year, as many people start to struggle, right about now, with the New Year’s Resolutions they made just a few weeks ago. The key…

Who Knows Where the Time Goes? YOU Do When You Track Your Time.

It’s simple: When you track your time, you know where you are. Indeed, finding more time is very difficult if you don’t know where your time goes. It’s comparable to trying to start a trip when you don’t know where you are right now. If you have a GPS, you know that you have to start…

Celebrate the Person You See in the Mirror, and Energize Yourself Every Day

Finding time to acknowledge what we value and hold dear, and celebrate it, is a worthy pursuit every single day. Yet how often do you do it? Celebrating yourself and recognizing the values that you hold close to your heart is a surefire way to reconnect with wellsprings of inner energy. And here’s an interesting…

What Do Peaches Have to Do with Your Values and Your Self-Care Skills?

Yes, peach season is upon us. IN fact, we’re in the thick of it, and we’re having a bumper crop here in New Hampshire after last year’s disappointing harvest. It’s hard to believe we are now looking back at Labor Day. And it feels like I was celebrating the arrival of our blueberries just yesterday.…

Your Values and You — This Gives You the Clarity You Need

What do your values have to do with time management? A lot. In large part, that’s because, in our fast-paced, interconnected world, it’s so easy to get disoriented. Tasks and distractions constantly call for your attention. It’s just so easy to lose your way. From one moment to the next, everything can change. Finding time…

Your Core Values are Your Solid Foundation for Everything Else

Your core values provide the foundation for all of your activities. Whether they are conscious or not, core values are the soil that your time choices spring from. So, do you want to understand yourself and have a clear picture of where you’re headed, and why? If your answer is yes, then getting clear about…

Values Provide a Powerful Frame for Your Time Choices

Values are about what we aspire to. And they function like boundaries in a way. When you have clarity about what you value, this gives you a frame. Then, within that frame, you make time choices that are congruent with what’s most important to you. I’ve written in the past about internal and external values.…