Welcome to Day 60...
So let's start with the big question. Can you have it all?
Can you be a great mom, spouse, worker, friend, writer? Can it all jive? Can it all be great?
My answers yes...it just all comes down to timing...
Years ago when my kids were young, I was talking to their pediatrician about their development. He explained that many times when kids are going through a cognitive growth spurt, they're not growing as quickly physically. And when they're topping out on the growth chart, during that same time period, they might not be developing as fast cognitively.
"But not to worry," he said, "it'll all balance out. It always does."
He was a great doctor and a wise man. In fact I started using his logic in my own life.
There are some mornings when I'm in the writing zone and I just can't squeeze in a workout. Other days, I have a great workout and the writing...well not so great.
Then there are days when I trade off some much needed alone time, with some family obligations and activities.
In the end, it'll all balance out. I mean I wrote and e-published 4 books over the past 2 years and I'm well into writing my 5th. I've also gotten 2 promotions at work in that same time period and somehow everyone at home gets fed, gets to practice and their activities and the chores all get done.
So even if you're having an off day or week, it's a good thing to stop and take a look at the big picture.
Today I finished editing 2 scenes totaling almost 3,000 words. That's progress. And...I got a work out in early this morning.
Though you know what? There's 2 huge loads of laundry waiting to be folded.
But somehow it'll get done. It always does.
Today's Takeaway Lesson is a good reminder...
"The Secret to Having It All is Believing You Already Do..."
Here's to Being All In,