What to do when you’re tired if feeling bad

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Most of us are tired of feeling anxious about the current political climate. We’re over the stress from always feeling behind at work. And throw on top of that a global pandemic. Sometimes we just want to feel better.

But here’s the secret. The goal is not to feel better. The goal is to feel.

Living a full life means it’s full of amazing adventures and tragic events. It has heartbreaking endings, and inspiring wins. As humans, we have a nature desire to grow and process, but if we don’t know how to deal with the crap along the way, we slow ourselves down.

Tune in this week for part 1 of this topic and learn what it means to not have the goal be to feel better. Learn why having the goal be to feel is how you feel better. And make sure to subscribe so you don’t miss part 2 where you will learn how to feel all that stress and overwhelm while still moving forward.   

What you’ll learn in this episode:

  • Why the goal is not to just feel better.
  • The 3 reasons we want to feel bad.
  • Real life examples of where we want to feel vs. feel better.

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Self-doubt and overwhelm are easy habits. Learning to deal with work drama is a skill no one taught you. Stop letting these blind spots slow you down and learn how to feel more motivated today.


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Hey, I’m Lindsay Lyman

I spent the last 11 years growing my career at one of the largest tech companies in the world. I’ve built teams, launched new products, and created my own jobs. As a certified coach, I teach people how to manage the noise in their head to feel motivated and valued at work again.

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