Even though it is hard, it is fantastic to have work and home obligations. Women who work have professional obligations that must be met on a regular basis. At the same time, any woman with a family has obligations to her family that must be met on a daily basis. For some people, attempting to balance these obligations is overwhelming. For me, the solution to these competing obligations is getting dressed before I get out of bed.
By that I mean, put on your big girl panties and your fake it until you make it dress and get a good attitude about it all. Think about things realistically, no matter how much you complain, pout and hate the situation is not going to disappear on its own. Additionally, while everyone has heard the expression “misery loves company,” no one wants to be that company.
No matter how bad things get, you have to find a way to suck up the bad feelings and find a way to get the right mental attitude. This is crucial and necessary even if everything is going horribly wrong. For example, let’s say you are at work and everything is going wrong:
Everyone has had a bad day, maybe these things didn’t happen, but every person has had a day of their own with similar levels of major problems. It is not possible to choose when a horrible day will occur. You do not get to pick when things will fall apart at home and at work at the same time. When these days happen, and they will, you get to choose how you will handle the day.
The following are a few tips to dealing with a bad day with a smile:
Surviving the worst day of your life is possible. There are people all around you every day who are dealing with major problems at work and at home with dignity and grace. These are people who realize that even when things are horrible, and everything has gone wrong, a good attitude really can make things better. So, the question for you this fantastic day is what is your secret for surviving a horrible day at home and at work?
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