Tuesday, October 25, 2011

Taking Time

Some days, there seems to be just too many things to do.  We all have those days when juggling too many things can be disastrous.  I know, I have those days and find that, sometimes, I just need to take some time and regroup.

It's hard to think of taking a bit of downtime in the middle of a crazy day, but it does help.  Being able to escape from the chaos can really assist in getting a clearer head and refocusing.  I am not saying take hours, but sometimes even 5 or 10 minutes away from everything demanding your attention helps.  A walk around the office or a refresh of your glass of water can help.  If you can't get away, then just closing your eyes and taking a few deep breaths can help clear your head and make the tasks a bit easier.

I know that life demands us to juggle several things at once, but managing how many items being juggled is what is important.  I, for one, have had a habit of trying to juggle too many things at once, resulting in a feeling of everything crashing down on me sometimes.  In some cases, writing down what needs to get done really helps.  Remembering to take the time to refocus also helps.

Setting time for yourself is extremely important to help deal with all the demands now-a-days.  To tackle the days when there are too many things to get done, remember "Take a deep breath and tackle one thing at a time."  Taking time to regroup and refocus is what we all need to do.

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