Aug 9 2023
Rest and Avoiding Burnout with ADHD: Unleash Your Efficiency
***FOR ACCESS TO THE FOLLOWING FREE RESOURCES FOR WOMEN WITH ADHD - CLICK HERE!-VIRTUAL SUPPORT GROUP-FREE VIRTUAL COWORKING SESSIONS-RESOURCE TO HELP GET A FORMAL DIAGNOSIS-PODCASTS / WORKSHEETS / BLOGS TO HELP MANAGE ADHD-FACEBOOK GROUPToday, we're diving into a topic that hits home for many of us: efficiency, rest, and the burnout game. So, grab your favorite drink, get cozy, and let's dive in.Episode Highlights:1. The ADHD Efficiency Superpower:You know, I've often found it amusing how our ADHD brains work like race cars in a world of slow-moving Impalas. While neurotypicals trudge along with their steady pace, we blaze through tasks like wildfire. It's like having a superpower of efficiency, really. The catch? We need more time to refuel after our sprint.2. Overcoming the Neurotypical Mold:Ever felt that dissonance between your blazing speed and the conventional nine-to-five grind? Yeah, you're not alone. Our ADHD minds can knock out a week's worth of tasks in a day. But that doesn't mean we should fill up the rest of the week. We're often burning out by Wednesday, while normies still play the slow game.3. The Rest Paradox:We need more downtime because we're like that high-speed car that needs to refuel sooner. When you're comparing your productivity to the normies, remember this: it's like comparing apples to Ferraris. Rest is not a luxury; it's a necessity for our unique brains.4. Taming Burnout and Overwhelm:I get it; it's tempting to feel guilty when everyone else seems to be grinding through the week. But overdoing it leads to chronic overwhelm, twitchy eyes, and endless exhaustion. Burnout becomes a shadow we're all too familiar with. Let's break free from this cycle together.5. Embrace Rest as a Badge of Honor:Here's the truth: the rest you need is not a sign of laziness. It's a sign of your efficiency. You're like a high-performance car that deserves quality pit stops. Think of it as fueling your superpower. And guess what? As business owners, we're hungry for this efficiency, and we'd rather pay you for your amazing work than clock-watching.Closing Thoughts:Before I sign off, remember that rest is not a guilty pleasure; it's a strategic move. And if you haven't joined our vibrant community of women with ADHD in our Facebook group, what are you waiting for? It's a space where you'll find support, share stories, and learn from each other's journeys. **Link at top of shownotes**So, my lovely friends, let's make rest our secret weapon and bid adieu to burnout. Until next time, stay awesome and take care of your incredible selves. And yes, if you're wondering, I'm still watching for that YouTube button, but hey, I've got ADHD – so bear with me on that one! Catch you soon!