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Is the life being sucked out of you through overwhelm?

 

Have you met Ozi Octopus of Over’* s including overwhelm?  Ozi is the energy sucker and our “Future-sucker”. Our “friend” that keeps us partying in your O-zone*.

* OVER’s & UNDER’s: *Our O&U Zones become your ‘happy place’ – Over-drinking, Overeating, Over scrolling, Over watching, Overmedicating.  The U-Zones are alive and kicking Undersleeping, Underperforming  & Under happy. That sucks, and O & U Zones are not long term happiness opportunities …. for sustainable pleasure and calm.

Is there a future that you want? Then Ozi turns up, and you hear yourself say:

  • Too busy
  • Do it later
  • Don’t have enough time
  • It’s too hard; I can’t do it
  • Not ready
  • Not good enough
  • Who cares if I eat or drink this?
  • What if they won’t be happy
  • They will be sad
  • Might hate me

Inspiration to create your future; not Overwhelm

 

How do we create a fantastic future? Our future is created with time and energy and the choices we make.

Are our time and energy ours, not anyone else’s?

In the same way, our choices are ours?

What if we decided that our time and effort only went to three things?

  • Sleep (8 Hr’s)
  • Fun and Play (8 Hr’s)
  • Work/Business/Purpose? (8 Hr’s)

 

I’m Overwhelmed – There is too much to do

 

Have you noticed that it’s usually our work that keeps getting Over allocated? That overallocation takes on a more significant proportion of time and results in our O-Zone.

What if you only chose sleep or real play to be overfilled and never depleted?

 

Why get out of your ‘O’ – Zone?

 

No one whose address is in the graveyard rarely wished they had worked more hours but spent time with loved ones and in actual play.

They wished they had done the things they wanted but feared. So perhaps the only reason we are putting things off is that it’s easier to put it off than to face doing the things we fear to do.

We have been there too! The instinctual part of our brains is always trying to survive (which ironically the brain connects to change). The pursuit of our future doesn’t often seem as urgent as surviving. If we honour our (Yes and No’s) pre-planned time, not our “at the moment” impulses* and distraction, we maximise our Everyday.

*Grab the biscuits, drink a glass of wine, scroll FB, do the “easy stuff “of our comfort zone. Sound familiar?

We say “I’m too busy right now”. With what? Often not our future but putting more time and energy we don’t have into our “O-ZONE”.

 

Four steps to stop overwhelm and create opportunity :

 

  1. Connect – Self-Awareness of where you spend your time and energy and what you want
  2. Collaborate – Initiate the support around you generate opportunities to create
  3. Create – Spend time with catalysts. e.g. Who are the five most Impactful people in your Everyday? in your life to navigate to the Everyday you want
  4. Vitalitythe foundation of moving forward every day – step by step foundations for your wellbeing,  moving at the PACE, which feels right for you. e.g. Nurture your PACE

 

Stop Overthinking and let go of Overworking, being Overwhelmed and Reset, Decide and ACT;

Don’t wait; #YOLO. (You Only Live Once) so ACT, for YOU.

Book a complimentary consult session to explore and reduce overwhelm:

 

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