Sometimes, during busy wedding season, I let the multitude of items on my to-do list overwhelm me, as I can be filled with anxiety when the hours are winding down, and I haven't finished the tasks from the day. I will literally lose sleep, worrying about a press check (was that grey too dark? is it charcoal or too close to black?) or if the inner envelopes will arrive from the calligrapher in enough time to line before the scheduled mail date.
Keeping a business running, while attending to client's needs, website updates, financial planning, and so much more while raising two boys can be overwhelming, to say the least. Every person/parent who is running their own business knows this. However, the stress of the little things completely outweighs the reality of the list. Sometimes, I'll look at it and feel very lucky: 1. Buy Ribbon 2. Blog-FIne China Inspiration 3. Send Margaret ideas for personal stationery gifts. 4. Source fabric envelopes. I mean, how nice is that list? Today's tasks included putting together these programs:
I try to remember that I am fortunate to be able to create every day, and have so much support, and wonderful friends in the business who help keep it all in perspective.