Note to Self: Why Honouring Your Current Capacity Leads To Energetic Expansion

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Accidentally drinking sleepytime tea and missing that it tastes nothing like Earl Grey until halfway through the cup at 8 AM is the energy I unfortunately brought into this week. 

If you were here with me last week, you’ll know I was at a gymnastics competition for 5 days judging and let me tell ya friend, working 12-13 hour days while being on top of your game the entire time is HARD; it essentially felt like I photographed 3 weddings back to back with hangover symptoms. 

I don’t recommend it.

But it’s given me perspective and an appreciation for my body letting me know that this week, what I need to focus on is deep rest. Which can be hard when you’re creating a startup with no co-founder to take the reigns. 

Because when I stop, everything stops. And there can be an undercurrent of fear, guilt, and shame present when I start tying my self-worth to my business and productivity. Have you ever felt like that?

If you haven’t, I commend you. And if you have (like I have), I still think you’re a rock star.

This week has been interesting so far because while I’ve essentially felt like a pylon knocked over on the side of the road, I’m okay with it.

2 or 3 years ago I would’ve got back up and kept going like I hadn’t just put in 48 hrs of work in 4 days. Because I was running on survival mode: pumped full of adrenaline at all times and truly believed I could sleep when I was dead. 

But now that I’ve managed to get myself out of survival mode, rewired my mindset, and have a healthier nervous system, things like last week have left me feeling wiped out. And that’s normal.

When we feel like we need to do it all, we get nothing done — and a colleague sent me this IG carousel I’ll link to because it’s beautifully said and my Note to Self of the week:

Note to Self: Honoring the capacity you have today, expands your capacity for tomorrow – Lexy Florentia

Now onto this week’s recap, and I decided to present it with an alignment chart because it’s ~*FUN*~

If you were here for the first 2 iterations of Note to Self, changing up how I share what I do weekly into an alignment chart is a great example of why just getting started is going to get you to where you wanna go. Because clarity comes from taking action, and I probably wouldn’t have got to this point without trying out a bunch of different things until I found what I liked. And I might change it in the future, who knows!

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With Note to Self, Pam's pulling back the curtain and showing wins, challenges, and everything in between.

Think of Note to Self as a weekly check in to compare notes together. And if you're actively growing your first or second business or considering jumping into the world of entrepreneurship, Note to Self is for you. 

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