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Signs you should slow down (And how to do it)

Lee Matthew Jackson
Lee Matthew Jackson

I have burned out multiple times running my agencies. Why? Because I ignored the signs and kept pushing forward. I put deadlines, clients and my own pride before my health and mental wellbeing.

Over the years I’ve noticed the following signs:

  • Extending my working hours
  • Poor sleep
  • Involuntary twitching
  • Poor mental health
  • De motivated
  • Feeling of being trapped

Whenever I see these patterns I engage in some of all of the following to help me slow down:

  • Admit it to myself, partners and family
  • Review my task list
  • Offload work to others
  • Fire problem clients
  • Take a long weekend/book a holiday
  • Make a hard stop



Lee Matthew Jackson

Content creator, speaker & event organiser. #MyLifesAMusical #EventProfs