Unremitting stress. Economic unpredictability. Isolation. Difficult clients. Sales dry spots (or seasons), money vs. family, a frayed social safety net and a crazy self-employment taxation structure. It’s a perfect storm that that can lead many entrepreneurs to feel anxious and depressed.
Fortunately, there are some tools we can all use to keep us strong and healthy. This article (courtesy of the Weebly Inspiration Center) has some great suggestions for beating the blues. These tips seem so simple, but how many of us really take the time and energy to follow through?
Depressed Entrepreneur? Taking Care of Business and Yourself.
With customers to serve, projects to deliver, business to win, bills to pay and relationships to manage, your venture needs you. If melancholy keeps you from showing up, either physically or emotionally, your business and, more important, your well-being may suffer.
If this sounds familiar, you’re not alone. Entrepreneurs aren’t immune to depression, and such struggles shouldn’t be a big surprise given the pressures and isolation that many face.