In episode 252 of the Doing What Matters podcast, host Teresa McCloy opens up about her recent struggles with feeling overwhelmed and living with her hair on fire. She discusses the pressures she has been facing in her personal and professional life, including the purchase of another company, team adjustments, and the birth of her grandchild. Despite feeling disheartened, Teresa shares her journey of rediscovering balance and finding hope in the form of a 90-day reset.
Teresa walks the listeners through her process of resetting and regaining control of her life. She emphasizes the importance of reconnecting with one's core values and needs, and taking the time to reflect on what truly matters. By getting in touch with her being, Teresa is able to create a solid foundation for her actions and decision-making. She discusses the concept of a rule of life and shares her experience of deviating from it, leading to her current state of overwhelm.
The second part of Teresa's reset process involves the doing aspect. After reconnecting with her being, she revisits her real life view document, in which she has captured her true self and her values. By reviewing this document, she gains clarity and is able to prioritize her actions based on what aligns with her vision and goals. Teresa encourages listeners to take this opportunity to pause, assess what is working and what isn't, and make intentional choices for moving forward.
Throughout the episode, Teresa highlights the transformative power of a 90-day reset. She shares her own personal growth and the positive impact it has had on her life. By taking the time to reset, listeners can break free from the cycle of living with their hair on fire and find ways to live from a place of rest rather than rush. Teresa's vulnerability and hope provide inspiration and practical advice for those who may be feeling overwhelmed and seeking a way out.
In the conclusion of the episode, Teresa expresses her renewed sense of purpose and determination as she embarks on the next chapter of her life. She encourages listeners to embrace their own 90-day reset and discover the clarity and peace that come from aligning their actions with their core values. Teresa's true confessions serve as a reminder that everyone faces challenges and setbacks, but with intentionality and a commitment to self-care, it is possible to overcome them and thrive.
[00:02:53] Many moving parts, some in my control.
[00:04:37] Taking time for deep self-reflection and resetting life.
[00:10:49] Focus on physical and spiritual self-care.
[00:12:29] Creating self care routines, focusing on priorities.
[00:16:49] Resetting home space, moving forward, connecting, planning.
[00:20:02] "Permission to pause, reflect, and improve."
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Teresa McCloy is the creator of the REALIFE Process® and an ACC Certified Leadership & Life Coach through the International Coaching Federation. She partners with her clients as a coach, consultant, and professional speaker to discover how to do what matters in their life and business. Teresa is the author of Do What Matters: Live from Rest, Not Rush, Using the REALIFE Process®