A few thoughts on 17th May….
I’ve had quite a few people getting in touch lately saying they’re annoyed with themselves for not ‘making more use’ of their time at home so far – they didn’t take a course, start training, pivot their business, become LinkedIn experts, and so on. They feel guilty and frustrated and disappointed with themselves.
I told them to stop it.
Because here’s the thing – going through what we all are, whatever our personal circumstances – takes up a lot of our energy. Keeping you and your family safe and well, teaching your kids, keeping your job going or looking for another, trying not to be overwhelmed – this takes up all your time and attention. And energy. Which is why so many of us are exhausted!
So don’t berate yourself for not doing more! Even though it LOOKS like everyone else is finding success online, starting new businesses or studying a course ….it just isn’t true!
Fatigue, frustration, anxiety and uncertainty – these are enough to deal with at this difficult time. Don’t add to them by beating yourself up over unrealistic expectations ….go easy on yourself!
You’re doing a great job!
(And if you want help with anything please get in touch!)