Monday, February 14, 2022

Take The Day

Since today is good old Hallmark day, I figured what better thing do to than to write a post about some lovey dovey...Nope. Delete. Delete. Need a better day. Barbie in a Blender day sounds better. Sadly, that is a real thing too. Celebrate how, what, and where you want, but if you need to have one whole commercialized day to save your relationship, you'll get an eyeroll from me. Although who cares about that? It's just a rhyming cat. Now I think it is the time of the day that we get on with it.

Being pulled this way and that? Don't have time? Don't have this? Don't have that? Chances are you've used the excuse and have heard them many a time. Now it doesn't make them any less true. Sometimes you just don't have time. Especially if you have to deal with that work thing, kid schedules, and that thing they call sleep. 

But...wait for can take a day! Or make a day. Heck, these so-called high and mighty nincompoops can declare things a day, so why can't you? 

Think about it for a bit. All of these days have been programmed into us. They HAVE to happen on this date. Aside from Easter that changes, but we'll ignore that one. Or will we? Why can't you change them? Why can't you create your own? Answer is there is no why to it. You can!

Create a Flexible Day.

There are many ways to get writing done, rest and recharge, or get what you need(within reason. Sorry. Still aren't going to win the lottery.)

One way to do it is create the flexible day. Don't be so stuck on the one day that things can't change. That will lead to more excuses and you thinking you can't do it. Because let's face it, crap does happen.

What kind of day?

Whatever you need. Need a writing day? Pick a date on the calendar that plans can work and declare that it. Need a rest day? Same thing. Need Insert whatever and make it happen.

A day for writing can get a lot done. A day for just relaxing helps the body and mind. A day for brainstorming can give you lots of ideas. The day is there. You just have to take it.

Kids, work, housework etc.?

Always a way. Can ship the kids off to school, relative, play date, or whatever. Can "fake" a sick day if you have them, plan a vacation day, or just do it on one of the designated holidays or a weekend. Housework will be there tomorrow.

And again, be flexible. The goal is not to get stressed out. If things go astray then move it to another time. It might take some juggling, but it can be done. 

Have you ever taken the day? Have you created your own day? Do you need to take a day? Ever thought about your own day? Celebrate Valentine...Hallmark...Day? Had enough of my day questions? 

Enjoy your day!


Natalie Aguirre said...

I really like the idea of creating a flexible day. It sounds like a fun way to spend the day and also will help to learn to be more flexible in general as things get in the way of our planned days.

Alex J. Cavanaugh said...

I'm scheduling a flexible day this week!

Jemi Fraser said...

I like flexible days!!

Elizabeth Seckman said...

Barbie in a blender. LOL. I'll stick with the rest and hope for a flexible day too.

L. Diane Wolfe said...

I'm getting a bit of a flexible day today.

cleemckenzie said...

The flexible days are the best. They seem to last longer and have more joy in them.

Sherry Ellis said...

I like that. Pick a day on the calendar and make it any day you want. I think I will try that. Thanks!

Cherie Colyer said...

What a beautiful picture! I like to make my own days. :)

Helen said...

Retired, they are all flexible days, lol. Need to make some executive decisions and actually do 'something'. :)

Michael Di Gesu said...

Great idea!

I do have those. I usually fit them in when the barametric pressure changes and I have sinus issues, so I chill; I'm honestly not good to do anything else. But, I WILL pick one for fun; that would be refreshing... Have a good weekend everyone!