|Armen...Burned-Out or on Cloud 9???|
I love finding posts like these, that spin words/phrases around to the way we should think of them.
Everyone experiences burnout.
Maybe you feel overworked, sick of your marriage or stressed about money. Maybe you’re living a daily cliché: one step forward, two steps back. Life can be tricky like that.
Believe it or not, burnout can be a beautiful thing. Instead of surrendering to burnout, what if you could use it to transform your life? Just like the story of the Phoenix, what if burnout was a chance for rebirth?
Four years ago I was overworked, stressed and a bit burned out. Now, I’m in a much different place. Here’s what I’ve done since 2007 to help redefine my life.
- Quit smoking for good (after failing more than eight times)
- Eliminated over $42,000 in debt.
- Convinced my employer to let me work from home two days a week.
- Stuck to a budget so we could live on one income which allowed me to …
- Quit my day job.
- Started to eat right and exercise.
- Ended my relationship with stuff.
- Wrote a novel in a month.
- Defined myself as a hybrid homemaker. Now, I am home when my step kids return from school. I’ve also kept my professional identity through freelance writing.
- Showed others how to live the same way in my first ebook, The Hybrid Homemaker.
I’m here to show you how you can rise from the ashes, too. If your path in life feels crooked, you can turn around and take one step forward. That’s the beauty of this story. If I can do it, so can you.
Burnout is beautiful. It gives you the chance to: