Balancing Responsibilities

When I think of balancing responsibilities, I often feel a huge sense of overwhelm. As someone who likes to keep busy and get a lot done, I generously heap on to my plate until it is so full I sometimes don’t remember what I started with on the bottom. Taking a daily inventory of all that I hope to get done leaves my body feeling tight and tense from head to toe – like it’s clamping down and preparing for fight or flight. In previous blogs (see July 2019) we talked about this being part of “survival mode” and that is exactly where I find myself – working to get through the day rather than enjoying the process. This is especially so come September with getting the kids back to school. From th

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