Online entrepreneurs have begun to preach more rest…which is good.
The trouble for most comes when trying to understand
embodied rest vs forced rest…
True rest vs guilt rest…
Rest for rest’s sake vs rest because you believe your business will reward you for it…
Hustle culture is done. People step into the world of online coaching to get away from the 9-5, constantly working, always “on” stress.
And yes, work is required to get to where you want to go, there were definitely times I hustled my ass off while building my business.
And there were also so many instances of guilt free rest.
Rest in the form of actual rest, or just in the form of time off, car rides, day trips, workouts.
Might my business be further along if I refused to stop the hustle? Maybe.
But what’s the point of that? Do I want a business so that I can have a successful business, or do I want a business so that I can...
Had a convo on a client call yesterday about constantly searching for that “sweet spot” in life.
The coaching industry is full of people telling us to constantly grow, achieve, reach for more (my page has been full of that too, I know!)
Here’s what I’ve realized after dedicating over half a decade to this work:
it’s not about creating a life of “more” in the future, it’s about recognizing all of the MORE there is in your life right now
It’s a complicated topic for people new to personal development and growth. I started this work because my life DIDN’T feel perfect, so wasn’t the point to focus on future goals to MAKE my life perfect?
I think it’s ridiculous to believe that EVERYTHING in our life is meant to stay the same all the time. If I hadn’t focused on what I wanted in my future, I wouldn’t be where I am today.
But I also know that if I hadn’t...