Let’s face it. Sometimes you can be doing all the right things when it comes to staying healthy as a leader, and you still have days you want to quit. Wanting to quit is a temptation every leader faces, but what do you do with that feeling?
What do you do when you want to quit? How do you know whether you actually SHOULD stop doing something or not? What are some ways to deal with the reality of life and the fact that sometimes you deal with situations that lead you to want to quit?
In this next episode in our Wellness Series, Holly and I dig in and share real-life examples of when we’ve wanted to quit. We also break down three steps to take when you want to throw your hands in the air and walk away.
Step #1: Evaluate
It’s important to honestly and factually assess what’s going on. Within the first step of evaluation, here are questions to ask yourself and small steps to take:
Step #2: Give up
Don’t quit, but give control over to God. Sometimes we must acknowledge that we cannot, in fact, do this on our own. Here are several small steps you can take to help you give up control to God:
Step #3: Make a Plan
Making a plan helps you move forward. Here are questions to ask and small steps to take so you can formulate a plan that works for you:
If you still feel like quitting, you might actually need to quit something (maybe). You may also benefit from speaking to a counselor. BUT, if you know this is what God has called you to, then don’t give up.Other Episodes Mentioned:
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This episode was originally published on estherlittlefield.com/episode52.
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