The CURE for Burnout (Ep60)
Today, we’re talking again about burnout and the CURE.
I had a fantastic conversation with burnout expert Rachelle Stone and Lori Smith a few weeks back. I had a sense then I should open up about my struggle with burnout and what I learned from it, but then I chickened out.
I went the safe route and did a couple of interviews with outstanding entrepreneurs. But then I was coaching a client about finding the courage to own their story and use it to help others. I realized it was time for me to do the same.
So here it goes!
Hi, I’m Betsy. I’m a recovering stressaholic. It’s been 30 minutes since my last email check. Okay, five minutes.
The truth is, I have struggled with burnout for years due to the challenges of running a business and raising kids as a single mom.
Recently, after a cross-country move and becoming an empty nester, I experienced another burnout at new levels. This burnout was more like soul burnout or spiritual fatigue that no trips to the spa, bubble baths, or even a new set of supplements would solve.
This experience forced me to take a hard look at my approach to balance and self-care. I realized that I had been neglecting my needs and boundaries around work, and I needed to make some changes in my life and business to prevent burnout from taking over again.
That's why I want to share my journey of recovery and reinvention! I will also share the practical tips and tools that have helped me bounce-back from burnout.
So, let's get started with the CURE method for burnout recovery!
Where To Dive In
[2:11] Compassion. The first step to curing burnout.
[04:07] How to know of you're burnedout or just busy and stressed.
[05:13] Understanding. The next step to get beyond symptoms and get to root causes.
[05:38] Categories that will help you understand your burnout.
[06:32] Identify the categories contributing to your burnout.
[09:09] Reimaging and reinventing your life and business.
[09:29] Why and how to do a start/stop/continue on your life and business. Learn where you really need to focus so you can get out of burnout.
[18:43] What is giving your energy and what is draining you? How can this change your life and business?
[19:17] Energy and capacity management.
[23:30] Why you need to focus on doing the things "only you can do" and let go of the rest.
I want to leave you with three actions you can take today to start your burnout recovery journey:
• First, take a break! Whether it's a five-minute breathing exercise or a day off, prioritize rest and self-care.
• Second, journal about your own burnout experience. What are the messages it's trying to tell you? What changes can you make to address the root causes?
• And finally, consider seeking support from a coach, therapist, or supportive community. Sometimes it takes a village to overcome burnout. And if your burnout is because you have work you have fallen out of love with or are just tired of growing your business alone, I’m here for you. Head to www.betsyjordyn.com/services to learn how I can empower you to create a business and life you love.
Remember, burnout is not something that happens because you’re lazy or can’t cope with stress. You can find your path toward recovery and reinvention with compassion, understanding, a willingness to reimagine, and vigilant energy management. Take care!
About me: Betsy Jordyn is a Brand Positioning Strategist that helps consulting and coaching business owners clarify their brand positioning and messaging, create a website presence that positions them as sought-after experts, land clients with ease and integrity, and take their place as thought leaders and influencers in their niche. Her mission is to help consultants and coaches monetize their best-at strengths and authentic passions to make a bigger difference in the world. Check out her brand strategy, messaging, and design services at https://www.betsyjordyn.com
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