Episode 224 | Why Are You Overworking?

You know by now that I am anti-hustle and all about making God and your family the first priority in your life. There’s a trap I see a lot of women fall in…. and it’s overworking themselves because they are RUNNING from the big, hard, and scary things at home. Friend, if you are overworking I want to get to the root of why this episode. Rest is so important for you to be at your best.

Hit the Highlights

(04:18) Parkinson’s Law

(07:11) What it really means to be a hard worker, and why hard work shouldn’t mean long work.

(11:04) Are you running from something?

(13:00) Overworking is a form of coping.

(15:00) When everything feels out of control, you might be overworking.

(16:59) There is no shame in realizing you need a change.

Takeaways from the episode

  1. Hard work should equal smart work.
  2. You might be overworking because you are running from something.
  3. Overworking could come from trauma.
  4. Overworking is a form of control.
  5. God is not a God of shame.

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