Boundaries and receiving support

Boundaries and receiving support

I’ve been planning a few weeks off to spend time with my sister as she gives birth to her son in July. I’m so grateful that I’ve created a business that works with my life, instead of trying to fit my life around my business like it used to. But I can slip into old patterns of being over-responsible, over-giving, and over-accommodating if I’m not paying attention sometimes. My niece “Baby A” is my little buddy and is about to become a big sister. I’ll be honest that while I’m committed to creating a life of magic and ease, I can work too much. I can take too much on and not delegate. I attempt to too much myself just because I can and I know how. One of the reasons this upcoming family time is so important is I’ve had many times while growing my business that I sacrificed family time in order to work. I missed out on those memories and in the process I learned the power of being present, which is something I’m always adjusting and deepening. If you’ve been on my list for a while or if you are friends with me on Facebook, you’ll know that my love runs deep for my nieces and nephews. These little people make me a better person and remind me the keys to life: joy, fun, and flow. As I was prepping for this time away, some “business-mom” guilt crept in. I wasn’t going to be available for coaching sessions…would my clients be upset? Would they feel abandoned or unsupported? Is this responsible? All crazy questions, but...

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