On Monday I was wrestling with the onset of burnout. The feelings of overwhelm almost took me out! From calendar and volunteer commitments to client deadlines, unanswered text messages, and emails...it was a lot. I was losing my mojo. Burnout stirs thoughts that can either crush us forever or inspire us to make big changes. Thoughts like:
Last week I sent invitations to beta test our new 28 Day Reinvention Road Trip cohort. Obviously, I read ALL the applications, and one woman specifically mentioned BURNOUT! Instantly, I said out loud, “I totally get this! I can’t wait to work with her!” I wanted to jump through my laptop and give her a big hug.
- I’m soooooooooooo tired.
- What if I can’t do this any longer?
- If I keep on like this, what will happen to me inside? Can I bear it?
Because burnout is real, folks and it takes real courage to admit feeling burned out. It takes even more guts to look it in the eye and say, "Hell, no!...