In the battle to eliminate feeling overwhelmed and over-busy, start with this

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Feeling overwhelmed and being over-busy can create all sorts of damage to your life, work and relationships.   For example: - it leaves you feeling stuck, peddling a hamster wheel going nowhere - your health suffers - it robs you of having enough time and energy to create a change you would like to make happen - it gets in the way of progressing your most important goals and getting the results you really want - your … [Read more...]

Why taking time out is so important for you and your business

Why taking time out is so important for you and your business

Here we are, racing toward the end of the summer. For me and my family, it has been our first summer living in Vancouver, Canada. A very special time for us all. I am taking most of this month off to enjoy our new life in our new country. Time for me and my family to enjoy achieving this move - a family goal we have all been working very hard to achieve for a long time. I will also be using some of the time to think about new business ideas … [Read more...]

The Hidden Cause of Feeling Overwhelmed

Feeling overwhelmed?

Feeling overwhelmed? You are not alone. It strikes all of us at some time. The way you deal with it will greatly influence how quickly you will stop feeling overwhelmed. There are all sorts of ways to do this. Things like simplifying, saying no to stuff, improve scheduling, dropping non essential tasks - to name but a few. Those things, whilst they can be very effective, are not dealing with the hidden cause of feeling … [Read more...]

Why Work Life Balance Is So Damn Hard To Achieve

Why is work life balance so damn hard to achieve

When I posted the previous post Why Work Life Balance is NOT for the Self Employed it prompted a number of discussions with some of my twitter followers on the whole work life balance concept. One of the questions that I got asked was: Why is Work Life Balance so hard to achieve? In order to answer that question, let’s start with the end game in mind? Ask yourself this: Imagine you have achieved your ideal work life balance. What does it … [Read more...]