Pursuing Goals, not Finding Balance

Kirsten Elsa

A few months back I wrote about finding a balance with all my goals, and I wanted to share how that’s going and what I’m learning.

Broke McAlary says the goal isn’t finding balance, but tilting. She describes the concept more in her books (Destination Simple and Slow) and on her podcast Slow Your Home. Now, I admit, I haven’t read the books, I only heard her on a podcast talk once about this concept, but it’s so so good, I had to share it.

Here’s the idea–don’t try to balance everything in your life. Not everything is going to get equal attention. Instead, if something is more important one day, or one week, or one month than tilt toward that and focus in. You’ll get more done if you give yourself permission to focus your energy on one thing.

Seriously, this concept blew my mind! I’ve…

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