Updated: May 30
Hello Beautiful ❤️
Have you ever fallen down that slippery slope of 𝑺𝒆𝒍𝒇 𝑵𝒆𝒈𝒍𝒆𝒄𝒕? It happens especially when your plate over-floweth.
Happens to me too.
I sometimes fall down that slippery slope of working and taking on too much for too long without taking a break. Then I'm forced to take that break but by then things have started not to go well and the tell-tale symptoms of overwhelm have taken hold.
I have made it a point to be intentional about listening to myself, to my body, to not take on so much (that's still a work in progress), and take more breaks in between to avoid the burn-out
We get so busy sometimes we lose sight and veer off course on what’s important - your mental and emotional health. And we know this is happening as it happening but it’s always “I’ll get to it later” but later sometimes comes but most times it doesn’t. And so we have to seriously force ourselves to sit our happy butts down and check in with how we are feeling mentally, emotionally and spiritually.
When you are starting to feel that overwhelm, listen to your body...listen to that subtle nudge to slow down.
Take stock of where you are at and how you are doing. Streamline your self-care routine & go back to the basics to start it up once again.
Start your day with setting your intention for the day, to take care of your mind/body/soul BEFORE redirecting your attention to the external world.
If you don't break often to recharge, to reset and fill your cup up first before going out and doing the things, you’ll experience:
👉🏼uncertainty of your next steps
👉🏼quick to anger
If we don’t take care of ourselves first, we won’t be any good to anyone else. Not only will we exude this chaotic energy, the quality of your interactions and behavior towards yourself and others will suffer...your quality of life will suffer.
Take those much needed productive breaks my friend. Make it count. You need it more than you realize. It will pay off in the end :)
Sending tons of Love & Blessings,