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Time Management Tips

Decluttering Your Commitments

Rachel Verlik | Posted 02.02.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Rachel Verlik

There is a finite amount of time in our days and lifetime -- it's up to us how we fill those days. It's up to us how we will manage our commitments. What will you keep, trash, or donate?

Is Your To-Do List Taking Over Your Life? It Might Be Time to KonMari Your Calendar

Lynn Daue | Posted 01.29.2016 | Healthy Living
Lynn Daue

By applying the KonMari Method to our to-do lists, we rid ourselves of unnecessary obligations that clutter our calendars and expend our energy. All that remains are commitments that invigorate us -- no matter how busy we are.

12 Time Management Tips That Successful People Live By

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 01.12.2016 | Business

This story is part of our monthlong “Work Well” initiative, which focuses on thriving in the workplace. You can find more stories from thi...

The Globalization of Time: The Anatomy of the Time-Warp in International Business

O'Brien Browne | Posted 01.07.2016 | Business
O'Brien Browne

Time is as richly complex as culture itself. For task-oriented people, such as the Swiss, time might be seen as linear -- rigid, plannable, organized into blocks, systematic.

How to Stay Clear and Calm When You Have an Overwhelming Project

Elizabeth Grace Saunders | Posted 12.03.2015 | Business
Elizabeth Grace Saunders

When my first book came out, I noticed I was mesmerized by any training that said "book" and "success." Learning isn't bad, but when it keeps me from actually focusing on what's most important for preparing for one of my books to come out or classes to start, there's a problem. I'm in the process of discovering how I can take my own project and time management practices to the next level.

How to Avoid Stress This Holiday Season

Leigh M. Clark | Posted 11.23.2015 | Women
Leigh M. Clark

The holidays are supposed to be the happiest time of the year. But for many, feeling like they have lack of time and/or money, can wipe that holiday cheer right off their face. Although we all do our best to keep up, the holiday season can leave even the happiest of people feeling stressed and overwhelmed. What can we do to keep the joy plentiful and the stress minimal during the next few weeks?

Wake Up Productive

Lucinda Cross | Posted 11.10.2015 | Women
Lucinda Cross

Setting your priorities and sticking to them is a great step towards reducing your stress, but it won't help much if you don't have time to finish all the other menial tasks that are involved in running an at-home business.

3 Ways to Get Maximum Stress Relief During Work Breaks

Lantern | Posted 10.20.2015 | Healthy Living
Lantern

Does taking a break at work make you feel guilty? It may be because you think it's a choice between productivity and de-stressing. You've committed ...

How to Control the Hours in Your Day

Michelle Zarrin | Posted 10.14.2015 | Healthy Living
Michelle Zarrin

There are 168 hours per week. If you use 50 hours for work and commuting, 56 hours for sleep and 20 hours for meals, that leaves you with 42 extra hours per week. That is six extra hours per day. So the time is available. It is up to us how we decide to use it.

5 Required Items in Designing Your Ideal Week

Curtis McHale | Posted 10.13.2015 | Business
Curtis McHale

About two years ago I had my first ideal week. One where I was in a state of flow all the time. I worked on projects that were awesome and I only had a few interruptions I scheduled in to one day. The rest of my week was free to get real work done without interruption.

4 Ways to Better Manage Your Time When You're a Single Mom

Lisa Froelings | Posted 09.08.2015 | Parents
Lisa Froelings

Before anything else, kudos to all the exceptionally strong moms out there and I'd like to share some time management skills I've learned throughout the years trying to raise funds for my business as I try to raise my kids.

3 Secrets For a Happier, More Productive Day

Nozomi Morgan | Posted 09.05.2015 | Women
Nozomi Morgan

In this go-getting uber busy society we live in, we are constantly chased by deadlines and to-dos. A message or status update pops up on your phone ...

Use Homework to Ease Back-to-School Anxiety

Jill Di Donato | Posted 08.27.2015 | Education
Jill Di Donato

The very root of school anxiety can be solved by taking a proactive stance in the most simple way. By turning homework into an exercise to actively fight anxiety, students can not only find academic success, but also personal growth and self-determination.

24 Hours -- It's Not As Long As You Think

Amanda Yuill | Posted 08.25.2015 | Healthy Living
Amanda Yuill

I've been doing a lot of mindfulness work lately, in particular trying to play the role of "curious observer" to my thoughts and behaviors. It was through this curious observation that I came to a shocking realization this week: Things take time.

This Changed Everything

Elizabeth Grace Saunders | Posted 08.12.2015 | Business
Elizabeth Grace Saunders

Deciding to limit how much I worked and when I worked really changed everything. (I did experience withdrawal symptoms when I first started this process: Step away from the computer Elizabeth!)

More Life, Less Email: How to Conquer Your Inbox

Gayle Hilgendorff | Posted 08.07.2015 | Healthy Living
Gayle Hilgendorff

The next time your email inbox takes control of your day, try the following suggestions to regain control:

Nearly Miraculous Daily Habit

Samantha Bennett | Posted 07.23.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Samantha Bennett

Allot 15 Minutes a Day to Your Project If I could actually make you do stuff, the first thing I would get you to do is to spend fifteen minutes each ...

The #1 Thing You Need to Create Breakthrough Results

Shawn Vanderhoven | Posted 07.27.2015 | Business
Shawn Vanderhoven

Getting "clear" on what is the single most important thing that you need to accomplish in the next three years to create breakthrough success is the...

How to Move Forward

Elizabeth Grace Saunders | Posted 07.15.2015 | HuffPost Home
Elizabeth Grace Saunders

Whether it's starting a business or doing laundry, we all face times where we feel overwhelmed so we procrastinate, which makes up feel more overwhelmed. Here's how to break this frustrating cycle.

The Road Between Employment and Entrepreneurship: How to Exponentially Increase your Productivity

Erica Noelle Duncan | Posted 07.02.2015 | Business
Erica Noelle Duncan

You're in your budding days as an entrepreneur. You wake up and stare at the blank slate of a day that lies before you. When you think about all that you have to do, the blank slate becomes a tangle of items that you don't know how to prioritize.

5 Ways to Add Health and Fitness Into Your Busy Schedule

Lori Rochino | Posted 05.28.2015 | Healthy Living
Lori Rochino

Summer's here, and it's time to get back into beach body shape. While optimum health and fitness are important to many, the demands of work, home and personal life can leave one feeling like there's just not enough time. Here are five tips to help you get fit and healthy.

Breaking Procrastination: The New Way To Succeed

Emma Isaacs | Posted 05.27.2015 | Business
Emma Isaacs

Procrastination is an efficiency thief and can be crippling. I've been stuck there many times before and often catch myself falling back into it. Whenever it hits me, I turn to these four remedies to get back on track.

How My Life Improved After 14 Days of Saying 'No'

M. Shannon Hernandez | Posted 05.27.2015 | Women
M. Shannon Hernandez

If you are feeling stressed, overcommitted and worn down, I am going to encourage you to take a look at your schedule and, more importantly, how often you are saying "yes" to things out of obligation, guilt or fear.

Seven Platinum Rules for Hyper Business Growth

MaryEllen Tribby | Posted 05.04.2015 | Business
MaryEllen Tribby

None of these rules require any monetary commitment, but they all call for a mental and emotional commitment. Start today and in just seven days from now I bet you see a big difference in your productivity.

6 Surprising Ways Your Home Is Making You Late

The Huffington Post | Brie Dyas | Posted 02.12.2015 | HuffPost Home

Some people just aren't built for the mornings. Despite promises to change for the better, their earliest hours are often races against the clocks. If...