Here is a picture of a gentleman who is convinced that one trip is much better than four! Do you feel a little like this guy? Carrying the weight of the world on your back?
Trying to be supermom, superdad, superfriend, superemployee…
The fact is: This never really works! There are consequences. You will suffer from problems like health issues. You will sacrifice other things like time with your loved ones. And many other things that are very important.
So why do we do it? Why do we take on so much stuff ourselves? Why can’t we give it up?
Generally its plain and simple pride and control. We can’t let someone else take care of things. Can’t give it up. Your convinced that you are the only one that can do it right. Can’t take our hands off the wheel and let go. You feel like disaster will happen if you don’t steer things in the right direction.
The fact is: It’s your problem. Don’t blame it on everyone else. You are the only one that can fix this.
Say no sometime. Off-load some stuff. Learn to delegate. Let others take over. Let things run by themselves. It will be ok. The world will keep spinning. Your life will be better. You’ll see!