The key to keeping your balance is to notice when you’ve lost it. – Anonymous
In the land of deadlines, campaigns and media relations, terms like mindfulness, zen, and balance tend to get thrown out with the pile of documents to recycle, and phrases like “just breathe” are reserved for weekends. Granted, weekends can be a sanctuary to some extent, but if you have any kind of a side-hustle, family, relationship or laundry list of chores to do, the weekend gets as full as your weekdays. The idea of work/life balance seems to be a mythical creature that comes to mind in those elusive moments of peace at the end of a long day as you tumble into bed, only to wake up and forget about it all over again.
It’s easy to get stuck in a rut. No matter how productive that rut might be.
You know that wonderful saying that the universe will first whisper to you, and if you don’t listen, she will speak louder, but eventually, if you just aren’t paying attention, (which we rarely are,) that lovely universe will scream…?
Well, in my case, she decided to shriek – like a banshee…