This is Part 4 of our 5 Part Series on Simple Living – Is It Right For Me? Today we’re discussing WHY we should adopt a simpler lifestyle. Catch up with the series and our other topics:
This is the Part 3 of our 5 Part Series on Simple Living – Is it Right For Me?
Catch up with the series and our other topics:
Here’s a scenario. You get up in the morning. You eat and rush to get to work on time. At work, you do your job and then leave work to drive and get the kids. You drive the kids to their after-school activities. Once you get home you hurry to make dinner, do homework, get the kids ready for bed, prep for the next morning and go to bed yourself. The next morning, it all begins again.
Decluttering is a long-term goal (and struggle) of mine. I strive to live a simpler, more focused and stream-lined life. It seems that my family is constantly on the go but when I reflect on what is truly being accomplished the trade-off does not seem to be balanced.
Have you ever longed to make your life simpler? What’s holding you back? For most of us, life is just too busy for such a major change.
While overworking seems to be popular these days, it’s extremely damaging. There’s absolutely no reason to overdo it, even if you have bills to pay. In fact, the harder you push yourself, the closer you get to the end of the line!
It’s important to learn how to balance all the aspects of your life without just focusing on work. Sure, work is extremely important. It keeps your brain active. And it provides the income necessary for you and your family to survive.
I love the word “Diva.” It is absolutely one of my favorite words, even with its negative connotation. To me, the word is powerful and brings forth thoughts of determination and action. So here are 5 powerful ways to channel your inner diva in the workplace:
- Relish in the spotlight. When you have the floor, OWN IT! You should demand the attention of everyone in the room,
I recently facilitated a breakout session covering balancing it all. I asked for a volunteer to stand in front while we listed off the multitude of roles we all carry – wife, mother, sister, friend, worker, confidante, entrepreneurs, caregivers, volunteer, etc, etc, etc. With each item listed, I placed a ping pong ball in the hands of my lovely volunteer. Of course, as the list got longer, the pile of ping pong balls got higher until they all began spilling over.