be right back

May 13, 2015

too-many-tabs-openIt’s time to get real real. I’m juggling a whole lot on my plate right now: working at San Diego Magazine (filling in for an editor on maternity leave), freelancing, blogging, trying to stay active (it’s good for the freelance brain), and virtually checking in with my mom, who’s undergoing surgery today for a broken ankle.

I feel totally all over the place, and each week a few things fall to the wayside. Either I don’t see friends or I don’t work out or I don’t spend any time with my dog or I eat like crap. Bah! I’m going to have to make some changes, what those are I have no idea because I haven’t even had time to think about it, but one thing that will help is taking a few days off from this blog to recharge. Sometimes you need to just sit on the couch while your golden retriever sits next to you and snores ever so softly without the compulsion to cross something off your checklist.

So I need to figure out ways to allow for more of that in my life. Thanks in advance for being patient with me! As with everything in life quality > quantity.

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2 thoughts on “be right back

  1. Niki

    I know exactly how you feel!

    It’s so hard to stop working on anything because it feels like your forward momentum stops all together. So many of us are trying to “make something” of ourselves and build careers that we’re proud. It’s the curse and blessing of this generation that technology has given us so much influence over our future.

    People can become rich and famous all from behind a computer screen! It’s insane.

    At the end of the day, I try to stay strong in my belief that everything will work out the way it’s suppose to even if it’s not the way I’d imagined it would.

    Sending you lots of good vibes and positive energy!

    1. Archana Post author

      Thanks so much, Niki! I agree that there’s so much pressure to always be “on,” but I felt refreshed after taking a few days off. I think it’s a good tip for everyone :)


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