I have been under eeeenormous stress at work. I am the most organized person I know and I am struggling to keep my to do list in a coherent state. I have almost been broken down in tears at the office three times in the past two weeks. Twice on Friday.
So it is pretty ridiculous that I have chosen this time to completely eliminate the great stress reduction activities I started when I was less stressed and actually had the time.
Its REALLY hard to motivate to get up early to mediate when you have to be at the office at 7:30am. (My life would be so much easier if the world was all on the same time zone.) My amazing yoga class is a full 2 1/2 hour commitment (including commute time.)
I have been squeezing in a run once a week and it is SO helpful. I did interact with human beings this weekend which was also helpful. And I had cupcakes on Friday (but clearly that did not help much.)
I have nothing hugely insightful to say about this except that I acknowledge how ridiculous it is. I thought I would do better last week and I didn’t. This week I might try harder. There is no crying in Enterprise Software, so I am going to have to pull it together.
In other news, I started crafting a post called “Would I be Happier if I Were Less of a Perfectionist?” but my thoughts were not developed enough to craft a perfect post on that topic so it is still floating around in my head.