Ten Effective Ways to Prevent Burnout and Maintain Your Well-Being

In today’s fast-paced world, preventing burnout is crucial for maintaining your physical and mental well-being. Burnout can impact your personal and professional life, so it’s essential to take proactive steps to protect your health.

Ten Effective Ways to Prevent Burnout and Maintain Your Well-Being

Unfortunately, I have hit burnout twice in my life and I wanted to share some simple tips to make sure it doesn’t happen to you.

Here are TEN effective ways to prevent burnout and ensure you stay at the top of your health and well-being:

1. AWARENESS

Start to become of aware of how you are feeling and learn to recognise when you are beginning to feel overwhelmed by things. Being AWARE is key to understanding how your world is affecting you and by practising self-awareness, you build an understanding of yourself and know when things are getting too much.

By implementing a DAILY ENERGY AWARENESS CHECK, you tune into yourself and track your energy highs and lows. Moreover, do this regularly and it will help you to spot when things are getting too much so you can take preventative steps.

Grab a FREE copy of ‘7-Day Energy Tracking Journal’ and start today.

2. BOUNDARIES

BOUNDARIES are invisible walls of protection. They are an important line of defence to protect your wellbeing. Make it clear, firstly to yourself, what is acceptable and what is not. Then hold yourself to them and learn to push back. Boundaries are there for a reason, so use them.

Create clear boundaries between work and personal life, particularly important if you are working from home.  Regulate your work and personal time and create a clear separation.

Recommendation: Listen to Episode 14: Healthy Boundaries of the Heart & Soul Show podcast

3. GET A GOODNIGHT’S SLEEP

Ensure you get enough quality sleep each night. Sleep is crucial for physical and mental rejuvenation. Try and stick to a regular bedtime and make time to allow your mind to unwind (avoid blue screens at least 30 minutes before bed…

Find out more tips on the SLEEP MAGIC blog post – click here to read full blog article

4. TAKE BREAKS

Regular breaks throughout the day are essential. Even short breaks can refresh your mind and help maintain focus and productivity.

TWO MINUTE TIME OUT: step away from the ‘drama’ and breath. Take ten long, slow inhales and exhales. This activates your parasympathetic nervous system which will help to reduce your heart rate and anxiety levels.

5.  TIME MANAGEMENT

Efficiently manage your time by setting realistic goals, prioritising tasks, and avoiding over-commitment. Time management reduces stress and prevents feeling overwhelmed. To do lists are great ways to keep control of your tasks.

Effective Ways to Prevent Burnout - Self-care

6.  SELF-CARE

This is another non-negotiable… Schedule time in your day for at least 10-minutes of self-care. This is way for your body to de-stress and allow your energy to re-fuel.

Self-care can take many forms, such as reading a book, a bath, meditation, a run or yoga practice. It is a way for your body to decompress from the pressures of the day and aid recovery.

7. LEARN TO SAY ‘NO’

Don’t be afraid to decline additional tasks or responsibilities when you’re already stretched thin. Saying NO is a valuable skill that protects your energy.

If you are a ‘people-pleaser’ it is hard to say ‘No’, however, remember you are saying it so you protect your health to care for your loved ones – do it for them, if not yourself.

Click here to read more tips on setting Boundaries and the power of saying ‘No’.

8.  EAT WELL AND EXERCISE

A balanced diet with nutritious foods provides your body with the energy it needs to cope with stress. Avoid excessive caffeine, sugary snacks and alcohol which can lead to energy crashes. Your body requires a good range of vitamins and minerals to work.

If you have little time to eat, grab a salad or a piece of fruit and drink lots of water to keep your body hydrated.

9. MINDFULNESS AND RELAXATION

Practice mindfulness meditation and relaxation techniques to reduce stress and increase resilience. These practices help you stay calm in the face of challenges.

Click here to Download the FREE ‘Garden of Inner Peace’ short guided meditation and bring calm into your day.

10.  SEEK HELP

Share your concerns and challenges with friends, family, or a therapist. Talking about your feelings can provide emotional support and help prevent burnout. 

Many of us really don’t know ourselves very well, and in particular busy women. Take time to explore WHO YOU ARE and WHAT YOU WANT/NEED.

The more you understand yourself and your own needs and desires, the easier it will be to know when things are not right for you. Make yourself a mini-research project – daily journaling is a great way to do this.

YOU are responsible for YOU.

Make sure your well-being energy cup is topped up first, so you have enough to help others.

Take ownership of your life and work out what is best for you. When you are living a life with PURPOSE, you will create a deeper connection with yourself and understanding of what is right for you.

Want to know more about reconnecting with your SOUL PURPOSE – click here to arrange a FREE chat with Janet.

 

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Forgiveness


There is no love without forgiveness,
and there is no forgiveness without love. 

 

– Bryant H. McGill

Do you struggle to FORGIVE?

I know from my own healing journey and from working with my clients, that the FORGIVENESS part of the healing process can be extremely challenging.

Many of us harbour anger/fear/resentment towards others for a multitude of reasons: perhaps something terrible happened in your childhood and you blame your parents; maybe you were wrongly accused of something; or you experienced an accident: or was the victim of a crime. And YOU carry this fear/anger/resentment around with you (heavy emotional baggage), while it slowly eats away at your happiness, self-esteem and hope to create a life you can enjoy.

Finding the strength to FORGIVE is deeply healing and allows you to release that heavy burden – that’s right, the one you are choosing to weigh yourself down with and allowing it to suck the life force energy out of you.

Forgiveness is the way to reclaiming your right to a happy life.

Isn’t it time you found the strength to forgive someone and free yourself to move on?

Allowing yourself to remain a victim
is to choose to continue torturing yourself
long after the event has past

)I know it might sound odd, but as part of the FORGIVENESS process you will need to take the step to FORGIVE YOURSELF.

Why on earth would I need to do that? I hear you ask…

Well, when you allow a past event to hold you in fear/anger/resentment, you are choosing to hold onto it (which is a normal response). However, it is up to you to let it go and as part of the process you need to forgive yourself for the part you have played in holding on to being a victim.  Believe me, I struggled to get my head around this concept… but it is a key step towards FREEDOM.

Fortunately, there are TWO simple tools you can use to do forgiveness work:

1) Ho’oponopono – Hawaiian Forgiveness Prayer (see below)

2) Forgiveness Letter

Write out a letter sharing your thoughts/feelings – an open and honest expression of all the anger/fear/guilt/shame/frustration/resentment you may be bottling up then give your whole hearted FORGIVENESS.  You don’t need to send the letter, you may choose to destroy it – it is about expressing your feelings and letting them go and finding forgiveness in your heart to free yourself from the situation’s hold over you.

(You can find out more about these two practices by listening to the Heart & Soul Episode 14 on Forgiveness or turn to Chapter 8 in my book Write to Heal book)

Without FORGIVENESS
we are unable to release all the wounds and trauma
that hold us stuck in victim mode.

 

If you are ready to free yourself from trauma to allow yourself to move forward and manifest a life you love,
I am here to support your on your healing journey – click the button below to find out more about working with me.

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* Stop suffering and heal the pain from your past.
* Forgive and release relationships and open yourself to healing from the inside out.
* Reconnect with the power of your passion and create the intentions and desire for a life you desire.
* Boost your mindset with powerful positivity exercises.
* Use your creativity to re-write your life.

This book is for anyone who is ready to embrace change and shift their life from a negative place to a place where they can once again enjoy the wonders and beauty of the world around them, and ramp up their happy vibrations. Grab your pen and journal and start your healing journey today.

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