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This past week has been an overwhelming one. I have been way more tired than I can ever imagine. All my early morning starts and slightly late nights have caught up with me. Add to that, work has been crazy! Usually around this time of the year, things start to quieten down a bit. But for some reason, this year seems different. I am booked out till the 23rd of the month. Yep. The only day I have no clients is the 10th {because we have a meeting in the morning and our Christmas lunch later} and well, Christmas eve. Most of my clients are ones I have to see weekly as well, thereby making the next couple of weeks extremely busy. And I won’t even start on the paperwork that I have to catch up on.

The end result is that I have been very, very overwhelmed. Sydney traffic is being a bitch at the moment too and it’s taking me almost an hour or more to get home each night. I experience road rage every single day and have had some idiots nearly miss me or merge into me. Which only adds to the stress. The only thing keeping me sane this week has been JK — I love his support and tolerance through my crazy times.

So this week, I took a day off. I cancelled a client I had scheduled for Friday and tried to relax at home. I listened to my body and slept in. I didn’t go to the gym. I went to the shops and finished off my Christmas shopping {I think I successfully avoided the craziness that’s about to start!}

I think this year has been full-on. I now need to spend some time reflecting on the year. When I can eventually breathe, that is.

How are you coping with the end of the year?

Are you feeling overwhelmed? Stressed?

Do share!

photo credit: Chris Maris via photopin cc

Until next time,

Cheers!!!

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  • simple girl
    6 December 2014 at 7:08 pm

    surprisingly the work has hit snooze button, giving me lot of free time.. I am just enjoying the chill and the wedding season with lots to eat and dress up…
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  • simple girl
    6 December 2014 at 7:08 pm

    surprisingly the work has hit snooze button, giving me lot of free time.. I am just enjoying the chill and the wedding season with lots to eat and dress up…
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  • vishalbheeroo
    7 December 2014 at 11:57 pm

    Hey, isn’t it exciting to have a busy end of year. Me too! Juggling full time-running against time, freelance and book reviews:)

    Wishing you a superb end of year and fab start in 2015:)

  • Zita
    16 December 2014 at 5:22 pm

    Oh yes I know that feeling. As I was winding up to the end of the year and knowing that I wasn’t going to be going back next year it was a whirlwind week of craziness to finish the year off and ensure everything was up to date and ready for the new person to take over. I am now 2 days into my holidays and I know it has all caught up with me. I am sleeping way more than I normally do but I am allowing my body to guide me with what it needs. I think it’s really important to do that so good on you for taking that day off. Hope you make it through to Christmas without too many dramas.
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