Small business owners realize owning and running their own business is a major commitment. However, we tend to tell ourselves just a few more months and things will get better.
Once things calm down I can have my life outside of work back…..
Unfortunately, many small business owner’s pour everything into their business and get burned out. To keep this from happening here are 3 Early Warning Signs you’re on the verge of burning out:
- Inability to concentrate. You have a hard time focusing and completing tasks which leads to more stress. You can’t remember what tasks you’ve completed or what you need to do next. You have a hard time with problem solving.
- Not Taking Care of Yourself. You’re so focused on work and begin to neglect yourself. Forgetting to eat each day, turning to self-destructive behaviors such as drinking too much or self-medicating, and forgetting to sleep.
- You are mentally and physically exhausted all the time. The stress of work makes you feel completely spent all the time.
Don’t STRESS…Keep yourself from burning out with these helpful tips!