Major life changes
Warning signs that you’re getting burned out:
Escaping your life with workouts
Avoiding workouts all together
Dissatisfaction with your efforts
Rigidity about your priorities
Self destructive training: training through injury or not working out at all
Routine, monotonous training schedules
Workouts are just work, the fun is missing. The fun is missing in life generally.
Criticism, the inner critic is ever present
Lack of direction or goals, or no motivation to reach them.
Results of burnout are:
Lower self esteem
Feelings of failure
Increased emotional reactivity, irritability
Increased tension, anxiety, exhaustion or fatigue
Loss of concern, energy or interest
Prevent slumps or burnout before they start:
Manage your stress
Keep your life in balance
Work with your attitude, and focus on the things you’re grateful about
Allow, acknowledge, and honor your feelings but do not be overtaken by them
Learn to respond to life’s circumstances rather than react out of old habits
Practice mindfulness, careful attention to where you place your focus, make certain it’s beneficial for you.
Keep your communication open and honest, first with yourself and then with others.
Commit to strengthen your limitations, and learn from your errors along the way. This builds resilience.
Practice the “good neighbor” policy towards yourself. Treating yourself with the same kindness you would a neighbor.
Focus on your positive progress rather than on the areas that are not yet what you want.
Learn your value, live by your values and you will have a satisfying Holiday Season.
Need some help living a life you fully love?
Call Coach Karen 520-955-9503 and set up an appointment.