Some decisions are life-changing. The decision to start a business is one of those decisions. It’s exciting and liberating and terrifying all at once. And if you’re currently at that point, or you’ve been there before, you’ll probably agree with me that trying to figure out all the right steps to take can be pretty overwhelming at times. And there’s a lot of pressure! Pressure to do things right; pressure
I’m a huge believer that self‐care should be a non-negotiable part of life. No matter who we are or what we’re trying to do, self-care is crucial. We all have physical, mental, emotional and spiritual needs that need to be met on a regular basis, and if we neglect these needs, we’re setting ourselves up for a very unpleasant, stressful and joyless experience in the long run. In my previous
Many of my entrepreneurial clients start their coaching journeys with the goal of finding balance, joy and success in all parts of their lives and businesses, but when I ask them about their self-care routines they often tell me that the idea of fitting self-care into their already super busy schedules seems fanciful and unrealistic. There are too many things to worry about, too many tasks to get done, too
Now, I’m not going to deny it: Failure used to scare the wits out of me. It meant I was inferior, incompetent, unworthy. It made me feel like a complete loser. It was humiliating and shameful, and worst of all, it meant there was one more thing I had to give up on – one more closed door.
When you’re working on doing great things (and I know you are), it can be tempting to look around you and see what other people are doing. It’s great to see what’s possible and have an idea of the kind of success you’re looking to achieve. The problem is that spending too much time looking at other people’s successes can quickly spiral out of control if we’re not careful.