It’s natural to want to control and plan for the future.
I’m a huge planner.
But if you’re feeling overwhelmed, it might be because you’re planning and organizing to perfection.
That’s what I used to struggle with.
But I’ve learned that if I want to create more harmony with the people I care about, it’s important to stay flexible, be resourceful, and adjust my plans when necessary.
Otherwise, it’s easy to create tension in my relationships because I’m trying to force others to “stick to the plan” when I should really be adjusting the plan and looking for new ways to solve the problem.
Does that sound familiar, Friend?
Even when things don’t go the way you plan, rather than getting upset (which can affect those around you), you can get satisfaction from finding a new solution to a problem.
We receive a ton of joy in life from being flexible and spontaneous.
Even though it can be scary to sit in uncertainty, without clear answers, it’s often a big part of our day. And if you’re open, it can also lead to surprising (and even positive) outcomes.
Instead of letting yourself get upset from sitting in rush-hour traffic after work, you swing by the grocery store and run into a friend who invites you to coffee the next day.
Your car breaks down one morning, so you drop it at the mechanic and get to share a nice chat with a stranger on the bus on the way to work.
Rather than getting overwhelmed with the change of plans, you responded to the situation with resourcefulness and flexibility, which resulted in a positive experience.
When you control too many details in your day, or your week, you lose a bit of that spontaneity and joy in the process of getting things done.
And you get overwhelmed, expressing more anger and frustration to the people around you.
Friend, are you letting the spontaneity of life get squashed under the desire to plan and control?
Are you ready to find a new balance?
If you want to find a better balance in order to create more harmony in your relationships,sign up for a free 30 minute session with me.
We’ll talk about what you’re struggling with, and I’ll give you a strategy to help you bring more flexibility (and less overwhelm) into your day.
Looking forward to our chat!