There is beautiful word that many of us talk about and it is balance. Most of us wake up and ask ourselves how do we get some of that? I believe our lives ebb and flow. All the time. We have some seasons that seem balanced more than others and some where we barely remember our name because there is just so many things grabbing our attention and time.
So, I am here today to answer that question for you. I feel like I get asked quite often:
“How do you balance it all? How do you balance your work, motherhood and even have time to write this blog?” Most of the time I find myself accompanying a grin with laughter because I do not have that exact answer, but what I do know is that in each season that I have been in, I have learned to give an immense amount of grace to myself.
Our society puts pressure on us for what we should be or what we should do. What I do every day may seem overwhelming for you and in fact, you might not have the capability or capacity to do all that I do and vice versa. I often take a glimpse into many of your lives and stand in awe at the strength it takes for you to daily get through your day or even get through a current situation you might be in.
We seem to get stuck in this comparison game. We think that we all fit the same mold when in reality, we are all defined differently. We have to learn what our personal definition is and own it.
Once we can confidently define who we are then we can create balance because the facade of balance is seen briefly in the “routine” we might set, but balance truly starts from within. Where is your head space? Where is your heart? What is your why? Start to look within your soul and have a date with yourself. Figure out what you are craving and fill it.
Remember, you create the outcomes of your reality. You have control of that and it is only you who can make those significant changes.
I would not say that I am anywhere close to what society defines as balanced and many of my days look very different. When you spend the majority of your life juggling a family, a growing global business and being on the road, life can seem chaotic, but what I have found is that I can manage the present chaos by creating a mental order to it. When I am centered and right with myself, my soul and my why, I feel like I can do anything. I am confident, I am strong and I am focused on my passion pursuit. My priorities align and in the end, my life comes off as “balanced”
This past year, I have spent a lot of time focusing on myself a bit. I learned how to define my why. I learned what I need daily to make sure my heart is in the right place and I learned to love myself deeper. I keep somewhat of a balance because I have found the little things that make my soul revived, rejuvenated and present for the ones around me.
My advice. Get to know yourself a little bit better and you will begin to organically walk into alignment with your soul, overall creating balance.