My first Publication The Creative Space November 2019 - Page 10

Topic “Be you, love you. All ways, always.” - Alexandra Elle author of Words From A Wanderer, Love In My Language, and Neon Soul, as well as #ANote2Self Meditation Journal, Growing in Gratitude Journal: 150 Days of Giving Thanks, and Today I Affirm: A Journal That Nurtures Self-Care. She also hosts the hey, girl. podcast. “What have you done for yourself lately?” Self-Care for “The Entrepreneur Life”. 2 min read. As entrepreneurs, we often get so caught up in building our business that we forget that we also need to take care of our greatest asset- ourselves. According to Forbes Magazine, “the mental health statistics for entrepreneurs are shocking. Research suggests that 72% of entrepreneurs report mental health concerns, with founders being 30% more likely to experience depression than a member of the general public.” However, all is not lost. Many successful entrepreneurs have been able to build successful careers, after experiencing first-hand the hard lessons of burnout. They understand that even during the busiest of times, you have to take care of yourself.