Ep 385: Creating The Feeling Of Completeness Even When Everything Isn't Done
In Episode 378, I talked about when following through with the plans we’ve made with ourselves can be an act of self-care - particularly when you have anything going on in your life that’s making operating at your normal capacity a challenge.
Today’s episode continues that conversation, and I talk about when you determine that productivity is *not* an act of self-care and how you can create a sense of completeness even when everything isn’t done. Tune in to hear what that can look like for you.
Sometimes productivity is an act of self-care and sometimes it isn’t. And I found the second was the case for me a couple of days before I took time off from my business.
At that time, I had work I really wanted to do but hadn’t finished and I’d need to work more days than I’d planned to get everything done. I walk you through the experience I had solving this, including the questions I asked myself and the breakthroughs I had.
By the end of this episode, you’ll learn how you can feel like you can switch off from work (whether that’s the end of a workday or right before a longer break) - even when the plans you had set for yourself weren’t complete.
You’ll learn about developing the ability to say when enough is enough, and how to make that decision in an empowering way.
Find the full episode transcript and show notes at samlaurabrown.com/episode385.
In This Episode You’ll Learn:
Making the distinction between putting off and deliberately moving a task
The questions I worked through to create a feeling of completeness for myself
Why creating a feeling of completeness WON’T make you less productive
Why we pressure ourselves to finish things and where that inclination comes from
How to set boundaries on your work in an empowering way
Featured In The Episode:
Episode 378: How To Determine When Productivity Is An Act of Self-Care + When It's Not
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