Posts Tagged ‘time management’

Not Enough Hours In The Day: Or is the answer simpler than that?

Monday, May 21st, 2018

Life balance is something that so many of us struggle with. Whether it’s juggling family and work priorities or our personal life with other responsibilities, on the see-saw of life, maintaining equilibrium remains as challenging as reaching the spiritual state of nirvana.

We may feel that a sense of balance is something that we will always struggle to hold on to, that in this day and age, with our commitments and responsibilities, achieving balance is a nice idea in theory but not very practical.

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It’s Time To Take Action!

Monday, August 22nd, 2016

If you’re struggling to keep everything on the right track, you can regain control of your life by deciding what you need to do each day. By creating a schedule to follow, you can ensure your time is well spent doing things that give you a sense of satisfaction and wellbeing. Taking this proactive approach will bring balance to your life and the motivation you need to reclaim your valuable time. (more…)

Eliminate Time Wasters!

Monday, August 8th, 2016

When you truly reflect on your day, which tasks do you resent most that stole your much-valued time? Was it the latest Carpool Karaoke clip from James Corden, which to be fair was very funny, or could it have been the meeting you travelled twenty minutes to attend only to find it cancelled at last minute? One of these distractions and time wasters could have definitely been avoided! We should all be able to enjoy our lives and comical YouTube clips certainly make us laugh. However, when these persistent time wasters encroach on your ability to manage your time effectively, you can become stressed, anxious and life suddenly feels out of control. (more…)

Skip Self-Care At Your Peril!

Monday, May 9th, 2016

Self-care by definition is all about you. It’s not selfish to put yourself first. In fact, in some scenarios, it provides a positive advantage. Think about the many ways you endlessly prioritise your children ahead of you and forget about your own needs in the bargain. It may have become second nature to ignore your own needs, but remember: you skip on your self-care at your peril. (more…)

Are You A Time Starved Mum?

Monday, October 12th, 2015

Time is of the essence. As busy mums, we never seem to have enough of it and when we get some to ourselves, we need to make the most of it. Can you remember that last time you did a pastime you really enjoyed, such as reading a book, going for a walk, or perhaps having an uninterrupted bath? If you can’t remember, then it’s likely that you’re not getting enough time to yourself. (more…)

Simplify Your Life

Monday, March 23rd, 2015

Are you tired with your never-ending lists of chores and responsibilities? Is your world spinning a little too fast? Here are some quick ways you can reclaim order and enjoy a simpler and happier life! (more…)

Learning To Say No

Monday, March 9th, 2015

Learning to say no can help enhance your life in lots of ways. It gives you instant control of your own decisions, needs and wants. It enables you to schedule your time according to your own requirements. It gives you a confidence boost and leaves you feeling empowered about your ability to stand up for yourself. Yet saying no is such a difficult thing to do! Here are some great ways you can say no – guilt-free – whenever you want. (more…)

Being Busy Makes Us Feel Alive

Monday, October 27th, 2014

A lack of time and an endless list of responsibilities can influence the way you feel about yourself and the world around you. It is one of the core challenges of motherhood. Feeling overwhelmed with a relentless amount of tasks at home or work has a direct impact on the way you cope, feel about yourself and your overall sense of self-worth and achievement. Yet when asked about giving up some of these roles and responsibilities, many mums become reluctant to do so. The simple fact is, being busy makes us feel alive! The trick, therefore, is to manage your busy schedule so it becomes a joyful aspect of your life that you can celebrate. (more…)

Make The Most Of Your Time

Monday, October 1st, 2012

Mums’ Struggles Made Simple [MSMS]

Most mums I meet struggle to find enough time to do all the things they need and want to do. It is one of the greatest challenges most mums face, and having to juggle so many different roles and responsibilities leaves them experiencing a range of emotions including frustration, guilt and resentment.

If you struggle with time management and it often leaves you feeling unhappy, this quarter’s Mums’ Struggles Made Simple [MSMS] can help to improve your situation. I would like to invite you to complete this survey so I can understand the issues and challenges you face when it comes to time management.

The solutions to this survey will be posted to my blog in two parts – the first on 19th November and the second on 17th December.  All information shared by you will remain anonymous. I will not share your specific details with any other party.

And there’s more…

I will offer even more support by hosting regular MSMS Call In Sessions during November and December following survey completion in October. If you are struggling with a particular challenge, you can call me and receive 15 minutes complimentary 1:1 laser coaching! So please keep an eye on my blog for MSMS call-in details. Don’t miss out on taking advantage of this fantastic opportunity!

I invite you to click here to take part in my Make The Most Of Your Time survey! I would be grateful if you could complete your survey by 31st October 2012.

Thank you for taking the time to complete this survey: your comments will remain confidential and I will provide feedback to the variety of issues you may be facing via my blog.

To stay up-to-date with all future references to Mums’ Struggles Made Simple, please follow my posts on the Empowering Mums Blog, via MSMS e-mails and on my Twitter and Facebook profiles. #MSMS

Wishing you confidence, balance and joy!
Tracey Wall

Professional Coach
Empowering Mums

PS In case you missed my solutions to the Find Your Ideal Life Balance survey posted to my blog last quarter, you can check out the solutions offered by clicking on August – Part 1 and September – Part 2.


Time And Mummy!

Monday, June 13th, 2011

Life as a busy mum is certainly a balancing act! When work is added to the other mum-related roles and responsibilities, life can seem pretty hectic. In our latest edition of Empower, we shared some tips to help you achieve a better work/life balance. One of those tips related to eliminating time wasters: identifying the unnecessary moments of your day that drain you of time. With some careful planning and brushing up your time management skills, you could claim back some much needed time! Here are some great tips to help… (more…)