Do not get me improper: the route I took and selections I made have landed me with a extremely profitable and worthwhile enterprise, and a robust model besides. However the path I’ve been on is very unsustainable and comes at a price to my psychological and bodily well being. I’m a bit chubby via consolation consuming, my sleep cycle will not be the very best, and I handled bronchitis and Covid final fall.
Giving myself a depart of absence has been on the agenda since final summer season. After crying my eyes out in entrance of my daughter at a luxurious lodge automobile park as a result of a consumer emailed to say I’d arrange an art work improper (she was trying on the improper dimensions), I vowed to provide myself an extended break.
Lengthy walks, each day journaling, and taking weekends off are now not sufficient. After shouldering many tasks for therefore lengthy, my artistic cup is depleted. As I see it, any artistic exercise requires power. I can expend solely a lot power earlier than I’ll ultimately run out. I need to cease working earlier than I hit the wall.