Sleep 🛌 😴 💤
Sleep. Many entrepreneurs live with an "I will sleep when I am dead" mentality. Those not afflicted with this curse/gift rightfully think this is insane - as it is. In my case after much self reflection this was an effect of years of unpacked trauma and a burning necessity to make a better life for myself.
Anytime we chase something it runs away.
Simple but deep. If the goal is to get more done and to be efficient then a well rested kind is far superior to a stressed out disposition due to hours of caffeine, cheap carbohydrates & other stimulants. 😰
One of my online business coaches shared a story with me. She told me that her brother who was extremely proud of her saw her one Thanksgiving - in a joking manner her said:
"It's ironic how you got fat getting everyone else in shape!"
This cut her emotionally and also forced her to take a look in the mirror (in both the literal and a deeper sense).
We can't give what we don't have.
You can't give peace and improve any one else's mental health when your health & mental well-being are in the dumps. It's our responsibility as health professionals to be organized and disciplined in these regards though we are not perfect.
It is all of our responsibilities to prioritize rest and recovery.