Sometimes, when we struggle in one part of our biz it feels like EVERYTHING is starting to unravel. I had massive resistance this week over sending out emails. Something we do everyday, right? And yet, I was dragging my feet, dreading the send button (taunting me with its orange rectangular finality) and otherwise finding every other meaningless task to fill my time.
What I couldn't figure out was...why?
And soon this feeling of sluggish, unmotivated inertia crept into everything else. I skipped posted to social media for a couple of days. I slowed way down on my usual engagement in my favourite online spaces. My writing felt slow & burdensome. Even client work began dragging.
I tried meditating.
I tried journaling.
I rationalised with feelings of exhaustion & sadness from the funeral last week.
I waffled between pushing through (which felt arduous) & compassionate time to breathe (which felt like giving in to the resistance monster).
I even questioned if I was getting depressed.
All because I couldn't send out some emails? (Seriously?! I mean WTF?!)
So instead of spiralling further into self-doubt & despair I did something radical.Read More