Wisdom Wednesday: Finding Balance

imageGood Afternoon! I know it’s been a minute since my last post and I really have no other excuse besides the fact that I have a lot going on and haven’t found the time to post. I used to complain about not having anything going on and how I was frustrated with my lack of motivation. At the end of 2015, I made a promise to myself that I was going to start getting my life in order and work towards becoming a better me. So far, I’ve conquered my fear of driving by getting my license, got out of a toxic relationship (https://amoreluxe.com/2016/02/24/wisdom-wednesday-priority-vs-option/) and I was promoted at my part-time job which has required me to take on more responsibility. I am proud of myself for achieving these goals but feel overwhelmed at times because I have a hard time finding balance.

I know a lot of it has to do with learning how to manage my time wisely (Check out this post for tips that I’m working on: https://amoreluxe.com/2016/02/04/acquiring-time-management-skills/) but the majority of it has to do with me trying to play catch up and looking at my life as a race towards the finish line instead of a journey where I should pace myself and focus on the present as well as the future. The only person that I should be in competition with is myself and that everything that has happened in my life has happened for a reason. I may not be where I want to be but I am a lot further than I was and for that reason alone, I am thankful. As the saying goes, “Rome wasn’t built in a day” and I understand that greatness takes time. Learning how to live life to the fullest in the present while still making sure that you stay focused and prepare for your future is a balancing act in itself but I feel that it’s essential for me to maintain peace and sanity. I’ve been slipping as far as my diet and exercise routine but I’m not giving up! I also am working on going out more and trying new things instead of staying cooped up in the house because that’s when I get back into a rut! Slowly but surely, everything will come together and I will continue to take the necessary steps towards my goals. Stay tuned to see how I’m doing!

Let me know what you think by posting in the comments section below and thanks for your continued support:)

 

Always remember to love and live luxuriously!

 

 

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