Balancing it all is a daily challenge that can be quite draining. Even the tiniest disruptions, like a sick child or a leaky tap, can easily throw me off track. After enduring this for days, weeks, or months on end, it's no wonder that feeling overwhelmed becomes all too familiar.
For the longest time, I've accepted this as the norm, believing there's no alternative way to live. I've grown accustomed to thinking that taking on more and more is the sole route to achieving something meaningful. I've been on autopilot for so long that I hardly notice the pattern anymore.
But today, I'm going to set a new rhythm for the day. I'm consciously choosing to say NO to at least three things I'd typically say YES to – whether they're genuine requests from others or simply my own inner voice. Let's see what unfolds from here.