Do you remember when I wrote earlier this month about achieving balance? And how my grand secret to keeping so many plates spinning at once is that I actually don’t? And that every single day I have to try to decide what is most important?
I’ll be honest. Yesterday was one of those days where I didn’t do so well with that.
Outwardly, I kept my composure, and thankfully so! Inwardly, though? I felt like a toddler on the verge of a meltdown. Everywhere I looked I saw reminders of what I wasn’t doing and wasn’t getting done, and I felt tired. Really, really tired.
Once I could get to the end of the day and sort through the day, two things became clear. One: I need to get to bed somewhat earlier. It’s a sad state of affairs when midnight feels like an early bedtime!
Two: I need to constantly refocus the expectations that I have of myself, because if I did everything in one day that I thought I should do, I would need either three of me or three times more hours to the day. [Read more...]