Not so long ago, I took on the responsibility for the PR and marketing for my husband’s book, Paris Insights – An Anthology. Though I willingly stepped up to the challenge and followed Elena’s teachings and sage advice, I rapidly found myself in a state of overwhelm.
Because I was also running two home businesses and a small non-profit organization, and did not realize that I had just volunteered for a responsibility that would break the proverbial camel’s back. I imagined myself to be Wonder Woman – the invincible female force that was going to do everything for everyone and get it all right the first time!
I learned the hard way that it doesn’t matter how well you do things or how passionate you are about them if you have too many things to do. I developed a stress-related illness and came dangerously close to burnout before I was forced to admit that I had to change my work habits and more importantly, my view of myself. Read More→