Women find themselves pulled in many directions. People are constantly asking things of you and you are asking things of yourself. Even when you create a to-do list and use a planner you find yourself pushed to do more, to add more to your already busy day. A phone call from your mom. A
Not being able to finish their to-do list is a common issue for women who come to me for coaching. They work hard. They spend their days running around and checking things off their to-do list. They fall into bed at night exhausted and there are still things left on the list.
I remember this
When I first learned about self-care it was all about time to do things I didn't have time to do while working or raising my kids. And I loved that time! It was wonderful to have a chance to do the things I never had time to do.
But when that moment was over, it didn't really do anything for me.
Have you ever told someone you didn't have a choice? Or told yourself you don't have a choice before you do something? I know I have. I certainly told my father that very clearly and loudly when I was a teenager. I'd done something I wasn't supposed to and justified it by saying I didn't have a