Obsessed with productivity? In this episode, Cristin interviews coach Valerie Friedlander about how that obsession keeps us from rest.
Part of taking up space is valuing our own time. Part of valuing our own time is giving ourselves a break and not having to do all the things.
Are you obsessed with productivity? If you're like most folks I know, you are, but also, you're not alone. In fact, I'm sure I've got at least a dozen pieces of content on this very site designed to help you be more productive (but I have an entire section of the site devoted to self-care so I'm going to forgive myself a smidge), but - WHY? Why do we have this constant need that everything we do be productive, every opportunity to enjoy a book or watch a show plagued with "I should be doing X, Y, Z" – enough!
Why, oh why, are we so obsessed with productivity that we do real harm to ourselves? Why is one of the best ways to get people to rest to let them know that rest actually helps them get more done?
I turned to Valerie to discuss this very topic. Who is Valerie? Valerie Friedlander is a Life/Business Alignment Coach with a background of over 20 years of science and spiritually-based personal development. She is passionate about helping high-achieving women with children shift patterns that aren’t serving them and confidently create their life by their own rules. In addition to her coaching and Energy Leadership certifications, Valerie draws on her 10 years in corporate management and studies in sociology, neuroscience, addiction recovery, and spiritual discernment to help her clients get off the emotional roller-coaster, connect their head and their heart, and increase focus, follow-through, and fun in all areas of their life. When she’s not working with clients you’ll find her hanging with her husband and 2 sons, working on an art project and nerding out with a sci-fi, fantasy, or comic book movie. She’s also host of the podcast, Unlimited.
Valerie's been part of the summits before, but this was her first time on the podcast. And what a joy it was to have her!
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