BLP #203: June Q + A: Working in Distracting Environments, Budget Planning, Mental Health and More





In today’s episode, I share a mini life update and then answer questions that have come from listeners over the past month.

Topics/questions include:

  • Tips for working in distracting conditions
  • Ideas for budget planning – YNAB and more
  • What happens when when attempted morning planning sessions get derailed (by a kid, by illness, by ??)
  • Listener idea: having kids cook dinners on rotation through the summer! Fun AND educational.
  • Listener feedback: discussion of how with burnout and other mental health issues, planning tools are not enough
  • Ways for handling regularly occurring “abnormal weeks” – when relatives are visiting or call weeks

As mentioned, I LOVE receiving your questions and ideas! You can always email or text using (305) 697-7189.

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PS: We also had a lovely Father’s Day and Josh got a Messi jersey (the kids picked it out!) — and then we all spent the day being gloriously chill/relaxed at home. Sending love and gratitude to all of the fathers in my life!!!

PPS: I finished Still Life. Definitely want to read more of the series!!





In the Weeds

Sarah Hart-Unger

mother of 3 // MD // south floridian // ESFJ // upholder.
into: planners, great food, running, reading, writing, mornings, podcasting, and coffee.





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