If you’ve undergone any type of home renovation, you know what it looks, sounds, and feels like.
Blankets of sawdust everywhere.
The banging and buzzing of hammers and heavy machinery.
Your patience thinning with each unreturned call to the contractor.
Money draining from your bank account for those unexpected expenses that pop up.
Clutter is like standing in quicksand. You’re slowly sinking and you can’t escape.
And if you let clutter swallow up your life, you risk burning out – fast!
For many people, perhaps even for you, it’s easy to express compassion when your loved ones are undergoing hardships.
But can you direct that compassion inward?
When you’re tired, overwhelmed, and feeling the signs of burnout, can you express love and forgiveness towards yourself?
It can be a little difficult, right?
You might even feel guilty about practicing self-compassion. And this guilt likely stems from internalizing a few myths about self-compassion.
Surveys have shown that 80% of people don’t fulfill their new year’s resolutions. People quit, often after experiencing signs of burnout. Maybe it’s time to try something different. Instead of setting a resolution, try setting new year’s intentions.
Most of us can’t hop on a plane to the islands when the holiday stress kicks in. But I have good news: you don’t have to. There’s no need to retreat to an external destination. You can find solace within yourself. This Christmas, you can retreat to your inner sanctuary.
To effectively prevent holiday burnout, you must also practice spiritual self-care.
Here are five ways you can do that.
The signs of burnout feel like uninvited guests every holiday season. Instead of joyful anticipation for the holidays, all you feel is exhaustion and anxiety. This holiday season, I want to equip you with self-care practices that will improve your physical, emotional, and mental well-being.
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