Life’s a Great Balancing Act. You can say that again!
As women, in particular, we take on a mountain of responsibility – caring for our children, our spouses, our aging parents, our home, while building a career, maintaining wellness, and chasing dreams. Unfortunately, that last part is usually last on the priority list. (Speaking from experience!) Why do we do that to ourselves? Our dreams are just as important as everyone else’s. Perhaps it’s the pressure of perfection we place on ourselves, to be the best version of ourselves, that we can be. Perhaps mirroring our mothers, our mentors, or the images we see in society. Perhaps it’s that we just want to put everyone else first, because chasing our own dreams means actually having to do it and that can be overwhelming, with everything else on our proverbial plate.
What if we could really do it all? Balance the needs of our family with our own, have a career, be healthy and happy, and be financially sound? Absolutely, YES! It can be done, with a few tweaks, of course.Read More