"Stress" is a relative term as it relates to our life. Contrary to the popular phrase I'm too blessed to be stressed, we are often stressed-out more than we are aware of because it becomes a constant state of being. Stress leads to burnout, and the best prevention for burnout is self-awareness and taking action to de-stress regularly.
At some point in our lives, we morph from carefree children to stress-filled adults - adults who have expectations and demands that pull them every-which-way. It is not always possible or practical to completely remove yourself from every stressful situation, but there is always hope to build coping skills that diminish the impact that stress has on your life.
Each of us lives a unique life filled with unique experiences, so our stress relief needs are going to be unique as well. Here's how to craft your own tailor-made de-stress plan:
Identify what causes your stress- What is the culprit robbing you of your peace? Is it a person, an activity, or an...
Over the last four weeks, I have given you some tips about how to recognize and heal from business burnout.
It is a huge topic but I hope the ideas I have given you have helped in some way.
This week I am going to share with you my ‘How To Recognize And Heal From Business Burnout’ checklist.
The checklist brings together all the areas we discussed on this subject which I hope will help you now or in the future.
Next time I will be covering daily self-discipline for entrepreneurs.
Download my ‘How To Recognize And Heal From Business Burnout’ checklist.
Dealing with business burnout involves facing hidden habits we may not even be aware we have … and getting to the cause of them. Here are some tips to get you started.
1. Stop the Hurry Before You Start
Many entrepreneurs rush into the day’s business activities without pausing for breath. This doesn’t just mean eating a healthy breakfast and meditating. It also applies when you sit down at your desk and begin to work.
Take the first 15-30 minutes to plan your day. Clean up your desktop, close unnecessary browser tabs, if you have left them open. Check your To-Do list. Determine your priorities. Turn on any productivity apps you are using… then go.
2. Remove Clutter and Distractions
Clutter can be confusing and distracting. Clean off your desk; either at night or first thing before you start work (whichever feels better to you).
Donate or toss any item on your desktop and in your home office that doesn’t give you pleasure or inspiration, or...