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You may feel pulled in a million directions, like there’s never enough time in a day to get it all done. Add in your home life’s needs, and you may be literally at your wit’s end on how to handle everything you need — and want — to do. You need time to decompress, de-stress and reset your mind.
There are several personal development techniques can help you find that much-needed energy and motivation to keep plugging along, as well as better manage the stress of the day.
Terry Hoffmann, a Forbes Coaches council member, shares her perspective here –
1. Take Time For Self-Care
Executives fall into the “busyness” trap. Corporate cultures may reinforce overwork as a badge of honor. Instead of providing maximal output, overwork leads to decreased efficiency, mistakes, poor performance and interpersonal conflict. Make time daily for strategy, for self-care and supportive peers. Notice activities that energize you and do them often. The ROI of self-care is time well spent. –
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