What about me?

Another EOFY over, and what have you done?

Delivered another stellar work performance. ✔️

Orchestrated another professional success. ✔️

Successfully repressed for another year the lingering doubt that somewhere, deep within your soul, something isn’t quite ticking all the boxes… Argh!

This is a dis-ease that can’t be solved with a spreadsheet. 

It’s a need to make changes, but you’re not clear on exactly what — and that’s the rub, isn’t it? You ALWAYS know the WHAT. 

It’s frustrating that you can’t work this out yourself. It’s not that hard?

Yet there are times when it feels you’re operating in a high-functioning rut. You’re ‘all in’ for everyone else, while a smaller, quieter part of you struggles for air.

She’s a part of you who’s getting bolder and louder with every passing birthday. It’s nine parts terrifying to one part secretly exhilarating, and you wonder how long you’ve got before she bursts to the surface, unable to contain her burning desire for … what, exactly?

It’s like that 1980’s Charlene song, ‘I’ve never been to me’. Because for such a long time you’ve been there for everybody else.

You don’t have the answers. Just questions. So many. Some are a mere jumble of vague thoughts you can barely express. Not to yourself, let alone the people you love.

What about me?

You long for a solution involving a formula or system. It doesn’t matter how complicated it is. You can handle it! What you wouldn’t give right now for a plan or a process or a black-and-white, step-by-step rule book to light the way out of this unfamiliar, uncomfortable place, into bright sunlight where everything makes sense again.

Because you’re the one who’s always in control. Always calm. Always Contained. Relentlessly professional.

That’s what they think, anyway.

You run a mile from the idea of ‘finding yourself’. That’s for the impulsive, touchy-feely types.

But the idea of giving oxygen to this inner doubt — and these unpolished dreams — fills you with dread so deep you’ve never told anyone.

Because you’re afraid of unravelling.

Scared that, once you voice this thing aloud, it won’t be unheard or ignored or conveniently filed.

And then what? 

Even worse, what if fear wins?

What if you’re so successful at shutting yourself off to this, you trample it down so hard it stays hidden for the rest of your life? A spark extinguished. A delicious, fleeting glimpse of how things might have been…

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About The Author

Emma Grey & Audrey Thomas

Audrey Thomas and Emma Grey are productivity experts, authors of 'I Don't Have Time' and its forthcoming sequel 'I Can't Be Bothered', and co-founders of the popular online program, My 15 Minutes. They help busy women reclaim their time and energy around the real-life challenges of modern life.

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