Balancing Your Ultra-Busy Life

10 Mar

Busy AWWAs a girl who works full time, goes to school in the evening, and uses what little time she has left to manage her blog, I’m used to coming home at the end of a very long day and being completely worn out. Still, I boot up my laptop, sit down, and write.

That routine worked well for me until few weeks ago, when I started feeling unnaturally lethargic. I would come home from my night classes with absolutely no strength left in my body. The weakness was frightening; yet, the problem was obvious: I hadn’t cooked a meal for myself in weeks. I was eating a little bit, but it was mostly fast food I could pick up between my drive from work to school.

Though I was checking things like “tweak editorial calendar” and “finish homework” off of my to-do list, I’d forgotten to satisfy my body’s most basic need.

So I created “Shae’s Hierarchy of Needs” to make sure that with all the things going on, my life remained healthy and balanced…

Read more at Brown Girl Bloggers.


Author’s note: This post was originally published on You can read the full-text there. Hope you enjoy!

Photo courtesy of Vic via flickr.

2 Responses to “Balancing Your Ultra-Busy Life”

  1. Kiana March 12, 2015 at 8:51 PM #

    I have definitely been feeling like this lately as I’ve been trying to balance working a full-time job and getting my new blog off the ground. I’ve been coming home feeling exhausted which makes it so difficult to check these off my to-do list. This week I’m blaming it on the adjustment to Daylights Savings Time but still interested to read how you’re balancing things so I can take some of your pointers. Headed to now!

    – Kiana


    • awomynsworth March 17, 2015 at 9:05 PM #

      Hey Kiana. Yea sometimes we all make the mistake of trading self-care for ultra productivity. Hope you enjoyed the article at BGB


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