Do you ever feel like you’ve got so much on, and there are still people asking you for more things, whether it be bits of work or meetings or problems to solve, or….?
It feels overwhelming, doesn’t it? It can lead to those Sunday night blues, or that feeling of dread as you go into work, or think about logging on each morning. Eventually you might notice that it’s spoiling your evenings and weekends because you can’t get work out of your mind
If you resonate with any of that, then read on.
This is not a situation you have to put up with, and nor should you. However, if you wait for your employer or someone else to change things you might wait a very long time. That is a choice though, and it puts you right in control as long as you recognise that staying in that unhappy place is a choice.
HOWEVER, its not your only choice and you can choose to do something about it. These tips will help you get started.
Setting Your Boundaries
When I talk about setting your boundaries, I’m talking about both your time and the things that you do. It’s very easy to get into a situation where you feel like you just haven’t got time to do everything.
So, take a few minutes to step back and take a new look. Go for a walk or to a coffee shop if it helps (sometimes different surroundings help you get perspective and create new solutions more easily)
Isn’t it time to STOP doing that to yourself?
Take a few moments to choose some actions to change this situation. Here are some suggestions:
What other ideas can you come up with in your situation?
If you want help or are ready to make a bigger change and want to explore options for what’s next for you in your career, book a free career strategy/discovery session at https://calendly.com/dave-careers/20.
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