Have you ever had the experience of being so focused on the care of your children that you forgot to focus on your own self-care?
If you are like most women, you put everyone else before yourself, feeling guilty about taking the time for yourself. So, you continue to push your desires aside, forging ahead in your motherhood martyrdom, while just under the surface you can feel that low level of anxiety, exhaustion and overwhelm ready to erupt.
When we deny ourselves the experiences that feed us, we are denying ourselves and everyone we are around, our best and most vibrant selves. If we can fill ourselves up with a sense of balance and joy, we will actually impart that to our children. Not only will we give them a mother who is present and happy, but we will also be demonstrating a role model that will influence who they become as an adult.
Now, think of this concept with your business. In many ways, becoming an entrepreneur is like birthing a child. You are bringing forth your vision and supporting your passion and ideas to grow within the world. Like being a parent, being a business owner means that there will always be something more you could/should be doing and it is easy to let your own needs be pushed aside under the guise of "not enough time."
This week, I would like to introduce Elena Lipson, a divine self-care mentor, who has much to say about this very topic. As a mother and business owner she knows first hand the guilt and overwhelm that can cloud our inner spark as we try to get it all done. In this week's interview, Elena shares her story of coming full circle in her beliefs about time, trust and how she allows herself to be refueled by her passions.
Elena invites us all to remember what brings us joy and to to just do it.!
Once we begin to feel alive and connected and happy, those feelings will have no choice to but to spill out into other areas of our lives. We become a ray of positivity and a magnet within our business, drawing people to us just by the simple act of making ourselves a priority in our own lives.
Afterall, its just good business....
THE INSPIRED WOMAN PROJECT INTERVIEW: Elena Lipson
Elena Lipson is the Divine Self-Care Mentor, life coach, retreat leader and creator of the 21 Days of Radical Self-Care Rituals online course. Through her coaching, retreats, and programs, Elena works with women all over the world to become the #1 asset in their life, business and the bedroom so they can reconnect to their purpose and passion.
Elena has lived in Russia, NYC, California and today happily enjoys the green trees and fresh air of the Pacific Northwest with her amazing husband, zen-kiddo and sweet-soul pup Chi-Chi. You can learn more about her and her work at www.elenalipson.com
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