I have trouble with balance -- not the walking without falling kind, well, not always -- but the fitting in reasonable amounts of the things I should do with the things I want to do kind and balancing all those with the things I need to do.
Or cleaning, even. I've been in a purging phase lately, adding stacks and stacks of stuff to the Goodwill pile. Going through drawers, cleaning off shelves... (They sent a postcard saying they'll send a truck through my neighborhood on Thursday, so this makes sense. Mostly.)
Or cooking -- I've made multiple loaves of bread lately trying to figure out baking. And the only thing I learned for sure is don't eat dough that rises until after it is baked. Even coated with sugar and cinnamon. I never burped more in my life. Ick. And ick.
My reading lately has been entirely books about writing, proving that another thing I haven't figured out how to balance is a reasonable divide between reading fun books and functional books. I've gone full-tilt into what people call the 'craft' of writing. SavvyAuthor's symposium a week or two ago. Then, yesterday, one of the bloggists I read suggested WriteOnCon.com whose Free Online Conference started today.
Suddenly I know what I'll be doing the next few days. And it won't be writing.
Do you naturally have balance (some people do) or do you struggle to fit in everything? Do you make a schedule and stick to it religiously? Or do less compulsive people just have an easier time with this somehow making it all just work without worrying about it? What are you doing this week?