I am having a week off social media!

Since Christmas, I have felt increasingly tired and my get up and go seems to have fucked off!

I thought I could push on through and ignore this, but this week I have realised something has to give.

I am aware I have made some big changes to my diet (gone Vegan) and I am running or walking every day and that may be a factor. But most of all I have a sense of mental fatigue, and growing frustration with online platforms especially Facebook.

Last year about this time I got so fed up with social media I deleted all my accounts and vowed never to return, clearly I did and in hindsight deleting everything was a big mistake.

So rather than let this feeling of tiredness grow and risk breaking the things I have had to work hard to build over the last 12 months, I am taking a short break. I need to rest my head a bit.

As much as I can direct my anger at the moment to social media, the reality is I am frustrated with myself. I am drifting along in my work as a coach without any definite direction and there seems to be more than a small amount of resistance to start marketing myself and start charging people for my time. This could be a lack of belief or interest to pursue this career and an indicator I should move on to pastures new, or the simple fact I that spending too much time online is not allowing me to work out and execute a realistic business plan. I believe a short break will give me the answers I am looking for.

This morning I posted on my page and informed the followers of the page I will be back on the 28th of January, even just posting this has brought a sense of relief and my head feels clearer already.

At 5 pm today I will log out of all social media platform on all my devices and my aim as hard as it may get is to not log in again until the 28th. Sounds simple, yes, but I suspect it may be harder than it sounds.

There will be no blog next week, I will blog again on the 1st of February.

You can't pour from an empty cup, and right now mine is bone dry. I can't talk to people about the importance of self-care if I don't follow my own advice.

Right, I am off for a snooze.