Feeling Overwhelmed And Overcoming That Feeling
Wednesday, 30 April 2014
Feeling overwhelmed is something that affects just about anybody but for the sake of this conversation we're focusing internet business entrepreneurs! Taking to the web in search of financial independence can be a very exhilarating sensation but it also tends to pull you out of your comfort zone! When working online there's always something new to learn or changes to address and this can keep you on edge! Sometimes our efforts do NOT allow us to immediately see progress and this can easily have you questioning your abilities, strategies or even consider changing direction!
Before succeeding at making things worse by starting over or allowing panic to set in here are 3 suggestions business entrepreneurs should consider to get back on track!
Curb Your Ambition
Sometimes we can all be the victim of our own ambitious aspirations or unrealistic expectations! What this is intended to mean is do NOT go nuts when scheduling your work day! By showing the ambition to do so is admirable however loading up the day will needlessly place too much stress on you! Set realistic expectations by planning your day in a way that will allow you to stay focused and see progress! Having or scheduling too much to do will only lead to frustrations that can inhibit your ability to think clearly or solve unexpected problems! Keep it real!
Back to Basics
Commonly we can find ourselves spending too much time on certain details that do NOT warrant that much attention! If you're like me and can be compulsive about certain things, these tangents are hard to avoid which often leads to having too many unfinished projects or tasks! Focus only on those tasks that carry the biggest potential in terms of positively impacting your business growth! Once you start to see progress in these areas you'll find that 'uneasy' feeling of being overwhelmed start to fade!
One at a Time
By simply shifting our focus onto just one project allows you to get the job done that much quicker! It also helps keep the 'clutter' from accumulating in our minds due to NOT trying to 'juggle' multiple tasks at a time! Eliminating this added 'pressure' helps improve your focus thus allowing you to see progress that much faster! You're now getting results and feeling much better about what you're doing and your confidence is now growing with each productive day!
When feeling overwhelmed, quite often this is due to our own blind ambition or unrealistic expectations! In just about every case you'll find yourself out of your comfort zone and this is a very common place to be for most internet business entrepreneurs! The challenges of building an income in an ever-changing environment tends to make you question your abilities, ideas and even decisions you make! This is especially true when you do NOT see progress from the efforts you invest! Being distracted in this way makes you less productive leading to a loss of confidence! The 3 suggestions reviewed above are intended to help you work through and overcome this unproductive mindset! By simply reevaluating your expectations and planning accordingly you'll restore both your focus and productivity!