Two Must-Haves for Finding Balance

Two Must-Haves for Finding BalanceAnyone who doesn’t carve out time for their physical, spiritual, and personal time will burn out, bum out, and—eventually—act out. Is it possible to prevent burnout and acting out from happening? Thankfully, yes!

Prevent exhaustion by forming healthy habits such as getting enough sleep, learning to say no, spending time with the Lord every day, and not taking on too much. However, there are two must-haves for finding balance: boundaries and accountability.

One can only take care of themselves by setting boundaries with their time and energy. There must be enough time for priorities such as getting plenty of rest, checking in with an accountability partner or sponsor, and going to a Life Recovery Group weekly. It is important to decide that rest, self-care, spiritual health, and personal time are non-negotiable. So, if there is a crisis such as a death in the family, job loss, or divorce, self-care is still done daily. (more…)

Break Free from Burnout

Break Free From BurnoutThere’s a dangerous sickness in our culture that is threatening to destroy us—body, mind, and soul. What is it? Burnout. It has a lot of different signs and symptoms. But one of the most common symptoms is fatigue.

Can you relate? Are you tired? Depleted? Worn out? If you’re struggling with burnout, it will also make you stop caring. Yes, that’s right! You’ll stop investing in what is important. And burnout leads to a bad decision-making process and—eventually—bad decisions.

Burnout is not something that God wants for you. What does burnout look like? (more…)