Posts tagged planning
Three Simple Ways to Embrace the Power of Flexibility

One thing I have learned about life is that it is fluid.  It continues to move even when I want it to just chill for a moment.  This constant motion oftentimes include changes and adaptations.  I haven't always been good with changes.  I wanted consistency which in turn made me rigid.  Rigidness is just as bad as a lack of consistency since it tends to hold you hostage.  Thankfully, I didn't remain rigid instead I am now flexible.  Flexibility is the happy place between between being scheduled and accepting unforeseen changes. 

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Six Tips for Incorporating Planning into Your Life Today

How does planning work when you don't want to be a planner? In order for planning to be a success for me, I had to be honest about my reasons for needing a planner.  My top reason is I simply can't remember it all.  The girls are getting older, and they have their own interests.  In order for me to not over-schedule our lives, I have to be able to see what is happening in the weeks to come.  Another thing is I am giving myself freedom to do the things I desire to do.  Although my family, marriage, and teaching the girls come first, I still have tons of ideas that I would like to attempt.  I can't invest in these things if I don't have a system set up because honestly there is only so much time in a day. 

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