Exactly 3 years ago, I phoned my former boss: “I can't do it anymore.” It was so hard for me to admit, I thought I was unstoppable. The 6 months leading up to that point existed of: 80hr work weeks, no time with friends & family, no exercise or meditation, 5hr nights, and a broken relationship as I was always working. I had set up the 2nd Innovation Booster office in Europe. I felt responsible for my team & dedicated to achieve the set goals, I pushed myself beyond my limits.
Who’s also done with ‘being busy’?! Don’t get me wrong, I am ambitious, dedicated & like to work hard. But I am done with connecting being busy to being successful. I have learned at an early age to design my day to my energy peaks & lows. I take short breaks, go for walks or runs to clear my head, I meditate & take naps. I take time to relax, laugh, call with a friend. Some days I just breathe. It’s strange though that those things that help us to be at our best • sharp, ins