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Yesterday is gone. Tomorrow has not yet come. We have only today. Let us begin.”
Mother Teresa

It is easy to lose focus on the big picture when your day-to-day life consumes all your time and energy. Even when everything is running more or less on schedule, work and life come with commitments and obligations.

Guilt, frustration, confusion, and even anger are all part of the challenge of integrating work and life. Why is it so hard to keep your eyes on the prize? Focus on the special things in life, count your blessings daily and take the time to appreciate the simple things in life.

Notice the negative self-talk, and just stop it. Consider coaching yourself as you would a friend in the same situation. You might surprise yourself to hear how often you say, “you should have done...” or “if you were just better at…” All of this adds up to a huge negative drain on your ability to think clearly and move forward. Cut it out.

Do not wait for the perfect moment… take the moment and make it perfect. Remember that life goes on, with or without you.

Doing the best today helps you prepare for the future…… Managing today while taking the longer-term view helps keep your work-life goals in perspective.

Ultimately, replaying the past over and over again will only ruin your present. Let it go. A brand new future awaits.

“You can’t stop the future. You can’t rewind the past. The only way to learn the secret…is to press play.”
Jay Asher

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