Balance

Dealing with Overwhelm: Stay On-Track – Part Two

In Dealing with Overwhelm - Part One, we started to break down the ways in which we could deal with overwhelm, so that you can stay on-track and meet your goals. These included recognising the symptoms, acknowledging it for what it is, planning your days in order to reduce it and tips for managing procrastination. This week, we’ll be look at the importance of re-prioritising, chunking things down, and finally revising where you are at this point in time and determining to let go of the things that no longer serve you. We’re halfway there: see what happens when we put the rest of the steps in...

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Dealing with Overwhelm – Part One

It’s February. Way back in 2016 you made a solemn promise to yourself that 2017 was going to be the year you were going to get things done. You were going to make more progress in your business than ever before. On top of that, you were going to exercise more, eat less and have more fun! You’ve done your homework, you planned everything ages ago and swore you’d stay on track so that you didn’t get overwhelmed at all. Now, with deadlines looming like a tidal wave, you realise you’re in danger of drowning. The waters of anxiety and overwhelm are already rising up around your ankles. You know...

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So Much to do, So Little Time

It’s perfectly possible to earn passive income and reduce the amount of time that you work in your business. When you're first starting out or in the process of expansion, though, this is definitely not the case, though. If you’re still working a day job, then it’s even more difficult to find the time need.  Include family commitments and some leisure time and life gets pretty busy! So how do you manage when you can hardly think because of all the demands on your time? Efficient use of resources is definitely the answer and those resources include your precious energy as well! Time...

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Overwhelm – How Do You Manage Yours?

  Overwhelm. We all experience at one stage or another. Whether it happens frequently or rarely, it's a bit like that other "it" that people say happens.  If you try and tell me it never happens to you, I won't believe you.  Either that or I'll ask you how on earth you manage it! This post aims to examine it in a bit more detail and take a look at a few ways to help overcome it. Why Does it Happen? Overwhelm usually occurs when the number of stressors you're coping with outweigh your coping skills. Symptoms can vary, but if you recognise any of the following you may very well be a...

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New business: Some considerations and why it’s okay to pivot

When your business is very, very new, everything about it is a trial.  You may think you know your target market and what will appeal to them. You may even have done massive amounts of research to support it, but until it's put to the test, it's still theory.  It's perfectly fine to pivot in your business, but as the article in the link states, you need to ensure you learn from the reasons why you're pivoting in the first place. My business has pivoted twice during it's relatively short life and as a result, I've picked up a few tips along the way. What better way to start off a new focus...

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