You know sometimes there seems to be waves of people experiencing the same thing in your life all at the one time?
In the last few weeks I’ve had family, friends and clients all experiencing the repercussions of pushing too hard, for too long, without acknowledging the flashing lights warning them of an approaching dead end.
When you’ve got piles on your plate, and you put your head down and charge on through it’s amazing how much you can get done. But there comes a point where the constant charge becomes unsustainable; and if you’re not paying attention when your body starts to let you know you can very easily fall head-first over the edge into burn out.
Back in my corporate life, without even realising it, I was drowning in the corporate cult of ‘busy’ – always working, always more to do...