The Work/Life Balancing Act: " . . . So, how do we slow down?
The answer is insanely obvious...we simply be present in life.
Some days, something as simple as having a cup of coffee becomes a juggling act of replying to emails and surfing the web. Give yourself permission to do less and think more.
What if you don't get to the 10 things on your to-do list? What if you just got to the one that made the most impact on your life for that one day?
I recently read an article in the Wall Street Journal about how to come up with a great idea. It was filled with great suggestions but the one that made the most sense is Be Present in Life. If you're not busy running around trying to pack more into your day and you just slow down, you might find a great idea is right under your nose.
If we really want better work life balance, we are going to need to trade super-productiveness for sanity. That's hard to remember some days. But after decades of trying to be super mom, I'm finally focusing on sanity." (read more at link above)