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Overwhelm

One of the great benefits of having my own business is that I can make any changes I want to my business, any time of the day, without anyone’s permission!  One of the biggest downfalls of having my own business is that I can make changes any time of the day without asking anyone’s permission!

You see my predicament here?

I want to change my logo, update my website, add new content to my sites, start a new project, call potential clients, create new programs, add more video, hire help…and the list goes on.  This is all great, but it becomes a problem when I have so many things I want to change that I just end up surfing Facebook and not doing anything.  Overwhelm has this affect on me.

And, if you have known me for long you know that I like to find analogies to parenting…well, the overwhelm of owning a business would be one.

I have so many things I want to do with the kids, so many projects to start with them, updates to their bedrooms,...

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Resisting Parent Overwhelm – One Drawer at a Time

I am having one of those parenting overwhelm days. The kind of day when you know you have a hundred or more things on your ‘to-do’ list and you have no idea where to start so you do nothing. I call this parenting paralysis.

This feeling of overwhelm starts in my head and I keep thinking about everything I have to do, and then it works its way into my body…I just want to curl up under my comforter, watch Netfix, and wish the day away.

My desk is covered in projects to finish, bills to pay, clients to get back to, and teacher thank you cards to fill out…

My sink is full of breakfast dishes that I can’t put into the dishwasher until I empty the clean dishes out…

The bathroom/laundry room floor is covered in a pile of dirty laundry…

The dog needs to be walked….

The grass needs to be cut….

The dining room table is covered in board games that I promised I wouldn’t move 3 days ago so the kids can finish their game…

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