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Empowering you to create a burnout-proof life.
Learn from my mistakes. Here are five reasons why planning will prevent stress and burnout.
What do you need to do to step off the roller coaster and get some meaningful rest?
The reality is that this beautiful color change we see is a seasonal death for leaves. The trees necessarily shed leaves, preparing for the months of rest in the winter. Then the trees have a blank slate on which to grow new buds and leaves when the sun and warmth returns in spring.
Now, hosting two out-of-town guests for the first time in three years may not seem like a break. It was work, but such a different kind of work that it felt restful for my overwrought brain.
I’ve retracted into that cocoon, tried to learn from my stumbles and failures and make plans (that I’m pretty excited about), but my monitor is still saying to me, “WTF? You’re trying THAT again. That’s a losing proposition! Abort! Abort!!”
Read more to learn the your burnout mindset and get 5 tips that will help you recover your energy, creativity and passion.
Tune into your intention for fall with this simple, mindful journaling exercise.
You don’t need to do it all. I don’t need to do it all. We can ask for help. There are others who can do the work, too. We can teach other people to do the work so that we don’t do it all.
Slowing down will reduce the stress that is causing your burnout. Try this walking meditation to help you practice the slower pace.