You Need Margins In Your Life!


Let us look at this word.  I am fascinated by this word and how it relates to special need families.




1. An edge and the area immediately adjacent to it; a border.
2. The blank space bordering the written or printed area on a page.
3. A limit in a condition or process, beyond or below which something is no longer possible or acceptable: the margin of reality; has crossed the margin of civilized behavior.
4. An amount allowed beyond what is needed: a small margin of safety.

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Practical Tip #3- Less Stress!

This has really helped me.  I concentrate my efforts on one task at a time.  I refrain from multitasking.  I know this may sound counter productive, but it really helps.  One day, I realized how frazzled I become when I am doing to many things at one time.   For example, when I am getting ready for work in the morning that is all I focus on.  I do not try to fold laundry, balance the checkbook and get ready!  To help make this stick I often will remind myself “I can only do one thing at a time.”  This reminder helps me SLOW down.  Your family will benefit from this. Try it!  Let me know how this help you.