As I’ve watched my children learn to swim, and how gradual the process has been. Sometimes I wonder why the instructor goes so slowly, or if they’re teaching it “right”.
This week one of my kids made a huge leap in progress and it seemed so sudden, until I realized that this new session started last month. Yes, we could have gone with a more intensive school, but I had to readjust my expectations for my children.
Change is gradual and sometimes it seems like it would be easier to go faster, push harder, or jump in. But, then again, it’s going to depend on the person and situation.
If you’re looking to free up your time, then you may want to consider letting go of one activity instead of quitting everything altogether. If you need more sleep, maybe going to bed 15 minutes earlier makes a difference than an hour earlier.
I needed that reminder this week.