Lately, I have really been in a funk with my business. I’m not sure if it’s just a lack of motivation with being so sick from my first trimester or just dealing with the blues of a slower economy leading to a slower start to the year but I have been in a bit of a funk myself and I’m slowly starting to come out of it and get reinspired so I want to share with you some of the things that I have been doing to get myself back on track.
Give yourself grace – The first thing I want to mention is that it’s really important to give yourself grace during this time. If we try to power through things, it usually won’t end well and we will drive ourselves even further into that funk.
Try something new – Sometimes when I am feeling uninspired or in a funk, I try something new whether personally or in business. For example, I am about to launch a new offer. It’s a mini offer for a service we already offer at my agency so even though it’s similar to something that I already offer, it’s packaged slightly differently so it made it a little more exciting.
Don’t box yourself into one thing – I think sometimes we can get so hung up on niching down that we niche ourselves too far and essentially put ourselves in a box. For example, niching down to only doing podcast launches for one tiny subset of people.
Take a break – Taking a break whether just for the afternoon or a few days, can definitely be helpful for helping you get out of a funk. When I am starting to feel in a funk, I will go take a walk to clear my head and take the rest of the afternoon off to give myself a break. A lot of the time that does the trick, but not always so you might need to give yourself a little more time. Most of us aren’t just growing businesses but also raising kids and managing households so it’s pretty common to go through funks because you have a lot on your plate and taking a break can help.
So I would love to know, what are some things you do when you’re in a funk with your business? Let me know over on Instagram @jenny.suneson – I always love hearing from you.