Have you ever experienced burnout? I thought that because I knew people who had gone through it, and I’d read so many books about it, and was helping other people in my life avoid it that it couldn’t happen to me. Well, guess what? Here I am recovering from burnout myself.
And this realization hit me just only a month after filming this short video where I talk about feeling on the verge of burnout. But I don’t think I actually realized how close I was to tipping over into having to deal with it head on.
I spoke with my team and we came up with a plan for how to manage my business and Teach Your Truth while I took time away to recover and take care of myself. And it’s been helping. I delegated a lot of tasks, postponed some really cool ideas and things I had in the works, and outright scrapped other things I was doing. It had to be done.
Chances are you’ve felt like this: like you’re spinning your wheels, feeling creatively hollow, and mostly unable to gain traction on anything because your energy is just not there.
And as I’ve said before, the key is to really lean into it and do what is best for you. For me, that meant stepping back from a lot of things for a time. Not forever, but for now.
I am feeling better, slowly but surely, as I come back to myself and what I need from my businesses.
Comment and let me know how you’re doing these days? I’d love to hear from you.
Here’s a round-up of some recent posts and updates from Teach Your Truth. And you can read more of my recent posts over on my blog.
Two Years. Indescribable loss.The recognition that a year ago I began a slow and steady descent into what I can now call burnout.
How I’m regaining my faith in the yoga community. It’s been a tough time, and this pandemic has changed the face of the yoga industry as we knew it. It’s changed how we teach, it’s changed how we interact, it’s changed pretty much every facet of how we experience yoga. And most of all, and one of the hardest realities to face for me, is how it’s fractured the yoga community and changed our ability to connect as yoga teachers and as a broader community.
Debunking 5 common meditation myths. Have you ever tried meditating? I know so many people who haven’t even tried because they’ve already decided it’s not for them. Here’s my take on these myths.
I bet you didn’t know this about the yoga industry. Some candid thoughts about Yoga Alliance…
- Seasons of life as a yoga entrepreneur. Have you ever felt like something that you used to love to do is no longer satisfying, or no longer fits? Like you don’t even remember what it was like to be that person? I totally get it…
How are you feeling as we approach the summer months?
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