Are You Down A Rabbit Hole?

March 29, 2023

The other day, I felt like everything was going awry. 

-Appointments got canceled. 
-My passwords were not working. 
-I was having tech issues. 
-I spent two hours on hold with someone to try and fix my tech issues.

Basically, nothing felt like it was going right, and I was down an emotional rabbit hole of irritation. 

At dinner that night, my husband noticed that I wasn’t talking much, always a first sign of something very wrong, and I wasn’t eating much… another sign of trouble. He cautiously asked me, “How was your day?”

I said, “It was a day of 1000 paper cuts. Nothing really catastrophic, but all hugely annoying and I am super grumpy.”

He responded with, “That’s Mondays for you. Tomorrow will be better.”

I looked at him with daggers. How could he be so glib? How could he sum up a day of endless frustrations to be dismissed by some cliche?

And you know what the MOST annoying thing was? He was right. After going to bed early and getting a good night’s rest, I got up and took action:

-I did an extra-long meditation.
-I journaled my intentions for the day. 
-I went for a brisk walk. 
-I showered and got dressed, and then…
-I did a presentation for 100 women in the television industry on Self-Care. 

The rest of my day was spent with clients, fixing my tech issues, and just being productive. It was a complete turnaround from the day before. 

Bad days happen to everyone and are USUALLY just temporary, but if you are struggling to get out of a particular rabbit hole, let’s talk.

Having a personal coach can help get you out of that feeling of being alone with your spinning thoughts, and back to feeling more in charge of your life.

Happy Wednesday!
xo, Jackie

#lifecoaching #lifecoach #happier #stressmanagement #rabbitholes #mindset #theoverthinkersguidetojoy 

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