When you ask people about themselves they will very often answer by telling you what they do rather than who they are. Our sense of identity is coloured by what we do. We are all lots of versions of ourselves: I’m a father or mother, a sister or brother, a son or daughter, a friend or an enemy, a doctor, lawyer, business person, entrepreneur, a sales person or teacher…. There is an endless variety to the roles we undertake.
Firstly lets set out some principles. Everything we do in life is a choice and every choice has consequences. Not choosing is in fact a choice and that too has consequences. If you do nothing, nothing will change. If there are areas of your life that you feel are less than great, it is your choice whether you do something about them or not. “If you always do what you have always done you will always get what you have always got”...
Managing Overwhelm: This if for you if you are procrastinating merrily because your to-do list is stressing you out and you don't know where to start or how to break all the work down into understandable pieces. So relax, you'll get there. Reading Gina's tips on how to move from being overwhelmed to feeling super-organised and on-top of things is definitely going to help you:
...we don’t have to be a slave to that part of us which wants to take over and destroy the precious time we have by being a negative and persistent voice.
You may need some help to identify the beliefs and fears which hold you back from being your truly wonderful, magnificent self and some strategies to help you to deal with them effectively.
Have you truly made the most of your time? Do you want to use your time more efficiently? Time is limited so learn how to use it wisely here..
I have to do it all, if I don’t it won’t get done properly, I can’t switch off, I can’t relax. Sound familiar? Click here for help with creating boundaries
Partners of workaholics find themselves in a very difficult place. For much of the time they are expected to manage on their own.