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English definition of “take it one day at a time/take each day as it comes”

take it one day at a time/take each day as it comes

to deal with things as they happen, and not to make plans or to worry about the future: I've lived through a lot of changes recently, but I've learned to take it one day at a time.
(Definition of take it one day at a time/take each day as it comes from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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