128: Why It’s OK to Pause


Have you been feeling the need to rest and recharge?

If you are a long-time listener, you’ve probably noticed that over the last several weeks, I have had several replay episodes airing on the podcast with a few new episodes sprinkled in here and there. After taking a minute to pause and recharge, I am back now and energized to bring you all some new stuff. 

To be honest, this summer was a little hectic. I had kids going through major transitions to things like high school and college and it really took up a lot of emotional and mental bandwidth. So I had to give myself a little space and grace during that time and get some much-needed self-care so that I could come back as my best self. 

In this week’s episode of Leading Lady, I’m diving into the topic of self-care and pausing when you need to. It’s brave to take a step back to rest and recharge when you need to, and more people need to make it a priority.

You have to take care of you. Suppressing your feelings, faking it until you make it, or engaging in toxic positivity when you just aren’t feeling it just isn’t good for you. When you put forth the effort and acknowledge and validate your needs, you will see a difference in your life. 

In Today’s Episode We Discuss: 

  • The importance of self-care and rest 
  • Why you should never “fake it until you make it” 
  • You’re allowed to feel uncomfortable emotions
  • Why you need to be transparent about your needs
  • How prioritizing your needs increases your productivity
  • Why you need to stop comparing yourself to others and honor your own intuition

You don’t have to always go full speed ahead. Sometimes you need to just address the ache in your heart, and give yourself time to recover so that when you do come back, you’re showing up as your best self.

I’m now enrolling for my next masterclass and I am so excited to see where it goes. If you are interested in joining us, I highly recommend you book a complimentary coaching call with me to see if this masterclass is the right fit for you. 

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