Top Signs of ‘Burnout’ in Entrepreneurs

Any of this sound like you? If so you are in the right place!

  • Feeling of overwhelmed:  You feel like you business is running you instead of the other way around.
  • Energy Crashes:  You start to feel like you are running on empty. You need to coffee up more than usual.
  • Mental Fog (or loss of creativity) you get forgetful, feel scatterbrained, or frazzled.
  • Moodiness: Feeling blue or rotating between anxiousness feeling of depression.

Stress is a big deal and if we have chronic long-term stress, with little breaks (which is what I see the most of in my practice) we can be at risk for ‘burnout’ or what I call Allostatic Load burden (AKA HPA Dysregulation)

This is a state resulting in the body’s response the activation of the stress-response. Long term exposure to cortisol and other stress hormones disrupts almost all your body’s processes.

Here’s the thing You are your business and if you crash, then what? I know I have been there done that, and now I reach out and help others!

These symptoms I mentioned earlier are your ‘check engine lights’ and we need to pay attention and not keep ‘driving on’ but stopping and taking care of the vehicle. Entrepreneurs and world changers are passionate we want to get our message out to the world. We need to, but we need to tend to ourselves first. No more buring the candle at both ends and in the middle.

Here are 2 Easy Ways to get some support today!

Mindfulness:  Deep Breathing can be an easy way to get started to get our body to relax and rejuvenate, naturally. Set your timer a few times a day and do some diaphragmatic breathing.

Herbalism: Something simple like a relaxing tea (Lemon Balm or Passion Flower) can really help relax you and help you to take some time to rejuvenate, naturally.

Here’s a pro tip: let your Herbal tea steep longer than your black or green tea!

I have been there done that, and if you need support, contact me and let’s set up a time to see what resources I have to help!