Everything about this past April felt stormy and difficult.
Sure, my life was good compared to many, but something wasn’t right. Finally swallowing my pride, I admitted I was burned out and decided to do something about it.
Read on to see how I learned to rebound from burn out.
On top of a pandemic and the world’s general craziness, there was a lot going on for me this spring.
Rebounding from Burn Out
With Hub’s encouragement, I signed off from authoring and socials to re-energize.
At first, I felt guilty.
How could I leave the work I labored for nine years to establish? But I had been running on empty too long. Stepping away was the best thing I could’ve done.
I didn't accomplish anything earth-shattering with my two months away, Instead, I filled my soul with little moments that added up to happy ...
See more of how I learned to rebound from burn out
by connecting with people, creativity and nature
in my 60-second video diary below.
Back to it
After 8 weeks, I'm slowly returning to writing refreshed and enthusiastic. I'm moving at a steady pace. No more toiling 7 days a week, posting all over socials.
I even dropped 6 of those
miserable pandemic pounds
and cannot wait to lose 6 more!
Life feels lighter.
And I aim to keep it that way
how to care for myself
and avoid burn out.
Feeling overwhelmed and exhausted is the pits. What tips can you offer to avoid burn out? I’d love to hear your ideas (I may need them some day!). Please share in the comments below.
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