MVP: Juggling is better than being balanced
I figured this one out on my own, but it took a long time. I used to want to be more balanced with my time. My life was always out of balance and usually work had the lion’s share. For years, I said “I need to have a more balanced life.”
Then, by some strange alignment of the stars, I achieved a balanced life. Was it wonderful?
No. I hated it.
Being balanced means you are mediocre at everything. That might be okay for some people, but I can’t do it.
Now. instead of balancing, I juggle.
I focus on the one thing, put all of myself into it, and then I throw it into the air and move to the next thing. Each part of my life gets my undivided attention, but only for brief snippets.
I can be good at everything I do by only doing one thing at a time.
Todays intention: Reflect on this. We aren’t all the same, so do you want balance or juggling? Why?
Our annual summer tradition is to share the most important things I’ve learned from other people throughout the month of July. This summer we have 20 lessons. You will receive one a day until we are done. If you feel particularly moved and want to share a reaction, please reply!