Self-Care Ideas for When the Work We Love Overwhelms Us
When we find a way of contributing to this world that aligns with who we are – and when we find the courage to pursue it – it often feels as though the last pieces of the jigsaw that is our life are finally being pieced together.
There is a new lightness in our being that finally feels like we have found what we are meant to be doing – that feels we have finally discovered our true passion and purpose.
However, even once we have found a way of being and working that nourishes us on a deeper level, other challenges are bound to arise. Stepping into an entrepreneurial role, for instance, can spark new feelings of anxiety, heightened stress under the pressure to find new clients and other rising fears of what it means to be our own boss. No matter what path we are pursuing, and no matter how closely it aligns with the core of who we believe ourselves to be, we are not exempt from feelings of overwhelm. Even when we have found work we love, it is crucial that we make time to self-care.
Sometimes we need to step away from what we love in order to help it flourish. This time away also helps to show us that we are far more than the work we put out into the world; our inner world is a vibrant, rich landscape that also requires our tender love and care; by tuning into it, all things blossom.
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