How to manage stress. As a business owner this is a question all entrepreneurs should ask no matter which phase of business owner ship you’re in. For solopreneurs, who has to do everything alone it’s that much harder to manage stress with 101 priorities that’s going on in terms of building and running the business.
I’m sure you probably know pretty well that feeling of overwhelm and stress, right? So how do you manage stress? The sleepless nights of worry and ongoing thought process?
Not good enough – has the thought “I am not enough” ever crossed your mind? I hear this a lot from my clients. And I think we all carry this negative thought in various degrees.
You might feel like you’re awesome in one area of life, and feel not so great at another. And in that instance, there may be underlying negative thoughts of unworthiness. Which then makes you want to strive harder and harder, wanting to be better, do more. Which ultimately drives you nuts.
Does any of this resonate with you? Kinda, sorta, maybe?
Were you raised by mean chimpanzees or loving polar bears? Actually, it doesn’t matter. If you have to take special effort for self-care, or you have to try hard to praise and compliment your ownself, there’s a bit of a problem. Do you ever wonder why we humans find it so friggin hard to love ourselves?
Why do we have to depend on others to see the goodness in us? Well, it has to do with our childhood programming.