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Manic Marsha

I scare myself sometimes when I start working. I tend to get a little manic when I get on a project and when my brain starts chugging, it's hard to stop. I think of it non-stop, even after the designated time off period. Since I work from home, I don't, technically, have an office and a home, so it's really important for me to know when to switch off and slow down. And when I get manic, I get really manic and I forget everything. And I mean everything. Can you imagine someone who can hold her wee in for more than 5 hours. Not healthy, I know, but I forget....what can I say??? My projects are suffering because most of them are US-based clients and when they suffer, I suffer along with them. So, been taking on some Malaysian projects (which I have explained earlier I am not too keen on) to get me going. And the pace picked up recently and I am facing another potential melt-down. The prob is that I don't know when I am facing a breakdown because I don't know when to stop. There's always something else to do...one more thing...one more, one more...and then one more. Then when I look at the clock, it's time to sleep and my kids are snoring away on the couch. Well, it's not exactly that bad but it's bad enough. That's why I say, I scare myself. The workaholic in me scares me. This blog entry serves as a reminder to myself to shut down when it's time to shut down and I won't repeat the same mistake again. The mistake of walking the path towards a burnout..... p.s. To the guy I designed a logo for today, it's not you I am talking about. It's the Dealership Proposal that I am talking about here. B.O.R.I.N.G.....

Comments

Anonymous said…
*phew*
Marsha Maung said…
logo PUA HA HA HA HA HA HA!!!!
Jamie said…
outsource...outsource...outsource

*equals*

collective work, higher work rate, better quality ( in some cases ), steady income, longer life expectancy....but its your call....
Marsha Maung said…
jamie, trying trying trying. actually, a new venture is leading me in the right direction....
Anonymous said…
I know what you mean, Marsha! I'd taken the WAHM path this year to get away from the stress but lo and behold, it's worst at home.

Especially as I've been asked to write ads now...it's been a crazy past 2 days. We should devise a method of 'shutting down' to save our selves.

I thought of an eggtimer but the loud RING would probably freak me out even more LOL

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