Stop Signs

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What helps when I second guess myself?

Stop Signs

Know and appreciate your limitations. If you are not the "patient" type when it comes to helping your child do homework, let someone else be the tutor.

If you are the kind of person who needs to decompress after a full day's work, establish a protocol for how much downtime you need after you arrive home. Ask for help when you need it. When you are feeling overwhelmed ask someone else to take over for you when you need to take a break. Spouses, neighbors, babysitters or friends can take over for a while and the change of pace can help.

Feeling frustrated by rarely accomplishing goals is not uncommon. Sometimes consulting with an organizational expert is an effective strategy. Seek out those people who bring out the best in you. Resolve to do your best, make a plan, seek out positive people, and remind yourself that uncomfortable thoughts and feelings are subjective. Life is dynamic. Things can and do change. Give yourself time. When you need to talk things over with a professional and do not know of one ask around.

   

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