You never know when life will suddenly get so busy that you won’t be able to handle it and become overwhelmed. Instead of feeling guilty about taking time away when situations in life threaten to overwhelm, tell yourself it’s alright and that it’s necessary in order to keep it together. Whether your parents are having health problems, the kids are going through the terrible twos or work is making it impossible to breathe, take a step back and figure out how to make things better. There are simple ways to get your life back on track and then there are more direct approaches, such as leaving a job or getting an occasion nanny. Depending on the situation at hand, make a choice to do something that will improve your lifestyle and stay on track.