For any entrepreneur, self-care is a critical piece of keeping our sanity and keeping the quality of our work top notch. But for the woman who also has a chronic illness, it’s even more critical to have a solid practice in place to take care of you so you can handle the demands of both your business and your chronic illness.
Contrary to popular belief, not all self-care is related directly to health. In this article, I’m going to hit on my five favorites for staying in this crazy game called entrepreneurship without wiping yourself out or feeling like throwing in the towel every other day.
1. Schedule in your health related must-dos.
So this one you were probably expecting. I am going to interject a little tough love here though. For a lot of us, we are trying so hard to keep up with the hustlas that we don’t give ourselves permission to slow down and execute those fancy health regiments we have set up for ourselves so we don’t go off the deep end of...
When you are a female entrepreneur with chronic illness, there are a myriad of additional obstacles that you have to overcome when trying to run a business. As if all of the “regular” obstacles aren’t enough. Can I get an amen?
I often run across women who get discouraged or don’t think they can do it themselves and ask me how in the world I do everything I do while dealing with the impromptu brain fog and overwhelming fatigue that Fibromyalgia can toss out there whenever it feels like it. Fibro is like that great kid that decides to have a tantrum at the WORST possible time. Every. Single. Time.
Gather in closely because I’m going to tell you my secrets and then I’m going to share the stories of 6 other women to inspire and guide you if you are working your way through some of the same struggles.
The Answer to the Question, “How...