We’ve seen books, read them – titles like ‘The Rise and Fall of the Roman Empire’ – historians explain the cause and we explore our own ‘because’ of and ‘why’ of our lives.
But where are ‘lesson books’ for running a household, balancing our bank account, balancing our work load/life load, balancing our wish list/bucket list with our shopping/laundry list?
Maintaining balance and pace, trajectory in any race is difficult – a steady pace, a steady job, a car, your lawnmower, your health or your weight. A state of ‘static-ness’ is so antithetical isn’t it? Everything seems to be about progress, growth, improvement and achievement. Or, it’s about the decline of those.
If you aren’t struggling in some way about something, pinch yourself – make sure you are still here …