The Cost of Interruptions

December 15, 2017

I'm a little embarrassed to admit that lately it's been quite a challenge for me to stay focused on tasks that require deep thinking and concentration. I don't think I'm alone in this. It's so easy for many of us to be distracted and pulled from one task to the other. Someone calls and need … Read More

Do You Suffer From Thaasophobia?

December 15, 2017

Yes, I believe I do! And you? Thaasophobia is the fear of sitting still, of being idle, of being bored.  Fear of boredom. Seems strange but I'd venture to guess that many of us experience this to one degree or another. (Okay, maybe fear is a strong word; but certainly uncomfortable enough with it that we … Read More

In Praise of Slowness

December 15, 2017

In Praise of Slowness is an excellent TED talk that would have been my TED talk  except that Carl Honoré did it first! Ha! That's what I get for procrastinating. Seriously, though, so much of what I've been thinking about, reading, studying regarding how our crazy, busy lives affect us, Honoré discusses in this TED … Read More

Timeshifting

December 15, 2017

One thing that has frustrated me about traditional time management programs is that the unstated goal often seems to be about cramming more into your day, suggesting ways to get more done in less time, in the name of efficiency and productivity. I think that approach can backfire and make us feel less focused and … Read More

Welcome to the It's About Time blog!

December 14, 2017

I'm interested in examining our fast-paced way of life and exploring ways to slow down and live more intentionally, which is what this site is all about! I hope that you will read something here that perhaps will give you a new idea and inspiration, or maybe it will simply support you in what you're … Read More