take it/things one day at a time

idiom

: to deal with each day's problems as they come instead of worrying about the future
It's important to take things one day at a time so you don't feel too overwhelmed.

Examples of take it/things one day at a time in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Be gentle with yourself and take it one day at a time. Angel Saunders, Peoplemag, 22 Mar. 2024 With a sense of uncertainty for some entering the season, coaches such as Thor are trying to take it one day at a time. Lia Assimakopoulos, Dallas News, 17 Aug. 2023 The message to him is, ‘Hey, take it one day at a time. Timothy Dashiell, Baltimore Sun, 28 July 2023 The soon-to-be parents of two have also learned to take things one day at a time. Dave Quinn, Peoplemag, 25 Oct. 2022 If any of these sound like you, just take a breath and try to take it one day at a time. Women's Health, 8 May 2023 As with relationships, her approach to drinking used to be to take it one day at a time. Wendy Kaur, ELLE, 18 May 2022 Fullerton is set to return to home soon and plans to take it one day at a time. Michelle Fox, NBC News, 13 Nov. 2020 Not get too high, not get too low and take it one day at a time. Chris Solari, Detroit Free Press, 8 Oct. 2020

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“Take it/things one day at a time.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/take%20it%2Fthings%20one%20day%20at%20a%20time. Accessed 12 Apr. 2024.

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