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If you get tired learn to rest, not to quit

Now, just so we’re clear, I’m not complaining, actually far from it. But I’ve got to admit, I’m tired! And being tired is the worse possible mindset to try and solve problems, think clearly and just generally stay sane!

I’ve been trying to tackle some ongoing issues that just don’t seem to want to go away or solve themselves. Throwing the towel in or just throwing a tantrum, is quite appealing.

Due to lots of things, it’s day 17 working straight and very long hours. It’s meant I woke up this morning feeling a little beat. I give everything to what I do and some would say that’s what makes me who I am, but at the same time, it’s a huge drain on that old Duracell battery.

Everything I do, I want to give my soul to. I want to help move mountains and I don’t accept defeat or that ‘no’ is an answer. I certainly don’t accept it when it’s quite obvious that ‘yes’, is the only right thing to do/say/agree with.

I’m lucky enough to work with and for the most extraordinary human beings. I have a team that honesty are not only family, but are so talented. We then get to use all that amazingness to help this most creative, entrepreneurial people – our small businesses.

In the last 48 hours we’ve: pulled off some of our best and most meaningful work ever, met 3 small businesses where the prospect of carrying on building after 10 years is music to their ears, baked bread in the Work/Shop with the most passionate (and damn cool) baker, met members of the public with extraordinary dreams, finalised the local community fair attended by 10K people and cracked a few back breaking issues and it’s only Wednesday! 
Now with coffee inside, I’m feeling a whole lot better than I did, and I just know, that when a rest is scheduled I will not have darkness creep into the cracks anymore. 
We all just need to remember, that a rest, is what we need. No drama and dramatics required! 


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