Tuesday, February 21, 2012

Juggling the demands of life

Currently I feel like I am juggling a lot of different things and am trying to ensure that they all get accomplished and nothing is left out.  Yes, this is a challenge that a lot of us face quite often and knowing that you can handle it can be hard and even stressful. 

I am sitting in my office area at home and realize that sometimes I am just going to have to let a few things go until I can make progress on the things that are most important.  Looking around and seeing the different demands is difficult but at least now I have a list of things that I need to work on.  Over the last month or so I started writing down all the different things that need my attention, big or small.  The extremely small things get dealt with right away and all the other things get written down.  I am the type of person that does make to do lists and have to admit that most of the time they do work for me because I can see what needs to get done and also what I got done. 

Tomorrow is another day and I am going to start with my to do list and see what I can actually accomplish off of it and know that I wouldn't be able to accomplish everything.  At least making some progress on the different items is going to make me feel quite a bit better about things.  Taking the small steps forward is a lot better than taking no steps forward at all.  My list may be long but I know that I can accomplish some of the things and the other things will just have to wait another day.

The juggling is through for today and now it's time to sit back and relax and know that I did what I could do today and I will do what I can do tomorrow.

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