By Michelle Porchia
I initially developed Innergize Day to help women put themselves first, take time for themselves and to live their passion. Nowadays everyone is so busy going and doing instead of being that everyone needs innergizing. Below are four steps on how you can innergize. It is scheduled for the day after Autumn begins every year because that is when the earth goes to rest.
Step One: Give Yourself Permission
Give yourself permission to put yourself first and NOT feel guilty. When you take care of yourself, you are better able to take care of others. When you rest, relax, renew,rejuvenate, you have the energy and clarity to do what you want to do.
Step Two: Take Your Breaks
There is a tendency to skip lunch and breaks while we work--or we
eat while we work. It is important to take periodic breaks to rest your
body and mind. When you rest your mind, you are more productive
and creative. It is also important to eat properly (this does not mean eating at your desk and working through lunch).
Step Three: Entrepreneurs: You Are Your Business
Investing in taking care of your body is investing in the foundation
of your business. If you are not able to work, your business will suffer.
It is crucial to make health and happiness a priority while developing
your business. If you work 24/7, you will burn out. You need to
schedule time for you in the same way you do for your clients. (Are
you getting the theme here?)
Step Four: Celebrate
As Kool and the Gang sang, "Celebrate good times, come on!" You need to celebrate yourself. Celebrate life. Celebrate the little things as well as the big things. You don't have to celebrate elaborately. You can do simple things like treat yourself to flowers, a new book (and allowing yourself to read it), going to bed early, watching a movie in bed, etc.
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