What wastes your time?

by | May 24, 2016 | Communication, Emotional Intelligence, Stress Management, Time Management

What Wastes Your Time?

Many people feel used by life. They feel victimised and resentful of all that they think they must do. The good news is, it is possible to stop feeling this way. If we really want to, we can choose to shift our perspective. And shifting our perspective will help us to do things differently and more effectively.

During our Effective Time and Stress Management workshop on 23 & 24 June, I will introduce you to some practical tools to help you STOP Juggling and START Living.  We will bring balance back by being aware of how you are choosing to use the precious time of your life and how you are reacting to stressors. Only through awareness can you let go of the blocks that steal your quality of life from you. Let’s start this week and take Key Steps to…

Release Time Wasters

  1. What would your soul consider a waste of time? To a soul, the only real time is right NOW. Not the future or the past. It lives in connecting deeply with the rich experience of each moment. Through awareness we can get in touch with our authentic self and listen to how it perceives our use of our time. It’ll let you know where you are wasting it. Perhaps on mindless TV consumption or interruptions or checking social media too often or not saying no.
  2. What would your soul consider a high priority? To build a new relationship with the time, it’s essential to see time from different perspective. To discover how to do life rather than allow life to do you, use meditation or journaling to ponder this critical question. What really matters to your soul? The answers might be different to what you are currently doing. So stop and listen and take Key Steps to

“be the difference that makes the difference

To understand your unique stress response, learn coping mechanisms that really work and manage your time more effectively to bring balance back, contact Tiffany for more information and book one of our public workshops.




NOTE: The information in my blog may be freely shared and re-used in any online or offline publication, provided it is accompanied by the following credit line: This was written by Dr Sharon King Gabrielides, and originally appeared in her free bi-weekly  ‘Key Steps Food for Thought Blog’ available on the Key Steps website.

Dr Sharon King Gabrielides, EQ Expert, Founder and CEO

Sharon is a dynamic facilitator, speaker and executive coach with over 25 years’ experience in leadership development and organisational transformation. Her PhD thesis contributed a framework for holistic and sustainable leadership development that was published by Rutgers University in the USA. She is faculty of numerous business schools and highly sought-after by leading corporates because she works hand-in-hand with them to create sustainable results and long-term success. In 2020, Sharon was inducted into the Educators Hall of Fame, which is a lifetime achievement award, recognising excellence and her contribution to the field.

Sharon is one of only three women in South Africa to hold the title of Certified Speaking Professional (CSP) – the Oscar of the speaking industry. She is also a COMENSA Master Practitioner (CMP), a qualified Modern Classroom Certified Trainer (MCCT™) and an accredited Global Virtual Speaker. Sharon is also a registered Education, Training and Development Practitioner (ETDP), holds an Honours degree in Psychology and practices as an NLP master practitioner.

Most important to Sharon is that she has become known for her genuinely caring manner, practical and transformational approach, and for providing valuable tools and that allow people to take Key Steps to really… ‘be the difference that makes the difference.’