Balancing on My Toes
Written by: Collette Cottingham; Anontroplis
I listen to audio books in my car, plan my meals for the week, I clean my house every Sunday, my calendar is weekly guide. These are all the things I do to stay organized and provides order to my week.
The most important thing I schedule in my calendar is my “me time.” Having this time schedule keeps me balanced and sane. I need this time for my mental and physical health.
Having this “me time” scheduled in my actual calendar keeps me from booking something else in that slot. I look forward to my “me time.” Those times are the bright spots in my day.
Having something scheduled each day is not a bad thing, but a good thing. I see how much time I have scheduled for me. This fills me with happiness. I am finally putting myself first. This makes me a better employee, friend, volunteer, sister, mom and grandma.
This scheduling keeps me on my toes. It also connects me to my writing. Scheduling is just another way I write. In scheduling I am a gymnast gliding across the balance beam. I am in complete harmony with the beam. I can balance my life all while standing on my tip toes.
What mental picture appears in your mind when you think of balance?
Write On Ladies, Write On