Ever feel overwhelmed?


What I do when I feel overwhelmed?

Sometimes I have too much swirling around in my head; upcoming events, exhibitions, work that needs to be made, courses I am creating, not to mention the day to day activities.  This feeling of being out of control and overwhelmed leads to worry about how and if it will all get done. I feel it when my chest tightens and I become impatient with life. Now I recognize that feeling and I know I need to get it all out of my head and onto paper so I can see what is in front of me.  I am not talking about a “to do list”. Drastic times call for drastic measures. I need a roll of paper about 2 x 6 ft long a few colorful sharpie markers and a little time. I create categories with bullet points which get linked together with arrows and narrowed down with circles and slashes. I add initials to those tasks which can be delegate.  Then I prioritize and create action steps for myself. This is usually finished with scheduling the actions and putting reminders in my phone. At this point I sit back, take a deep breathe, and see this will all get done just not all at the same time. There is something about a big sheet of paper that allows me to purge my brain, reorganize it and take tasks on with new confidence.  What is your strategy for overcoming overwhelm?

What is business coaching with Heidi Lowe?

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What is a business coach?

Business coaching is a way to set your business compass on the track you really want instead of the one you thought you wanted.  It’s working with someone to get clarity about your values, goals, and abilities. Business coaching helps you prioritize what is important instead of reacting to what comes up from moment to moment.  We also touch on logistics such as employees, accounting software, or scheduling programs, taxes, sub-contracting and such.

We look at where you are now, what you are doing well, where there is room for growth, what you can let go of, and where you want to go.  Once we are clear about where you are and aligned with your values, then we chart the course to get you where you are going and provide accountability.  It’s an hour a week or every other week to look at, assess and create a plan. It can be the most valuable hour of your work week.

If you have any questions about business coaching feel free to contact me via emial- Heidilowegallery@gmail.co