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How often do you feel like you just can't balance everything that's put on your plate? Or maybe you do manage to balance it all, but you feel stretched to the limits? I've felt this way quite often lately, and sometimes it makes me feel like something just has to give. The problem? There's nothing that I want to give up.
I want to spend time with Justin, call and catch up with my family and friends, go to barre, make wedding and honeymoon plans, maintain and create new friendships with people in Boston, blog, and cook dinner every night among other things. I want to ensure that our apartment is clean, the dishes are done, and that we have clean clothes to wear. Looking at this list, you'd probably say that I should give up barre or blogging. And this is where I say no. These are the things that I do for me, and isn't it important that we do the the things that make us happy? I'm a firm believer that if I'm happy, there's a much better chance that I will bring joy to those around me.
The sad truth is that my life really isn't all that stressful and I don't have that much going on compared to a lot of people. And I know that this issue will only get worse as we add some mini Morgan's and Justin's to our family in the future. For now, though, I need to learn how to balance and not tip the scale so heavily in one direction or another as I feel that I'm sometimes doing. So, I turn to you. What do you do to maintain some sort of balance in your life? How do you prioritize?