Today, I’m borrowing my friends’ dog and staying in an Airbnb in the woods.
I canceled all my calls and obligations. Here’s what I sent seven people.
“Hey…! I’m so sorry. I know this is last minute but I’m experiencing some crazy burnout and need to get away. I’m rescheduling everything this weekend and running away to a cabin in the woods. Hope this lands well!”
I can already see I got back four responses from people with nothing but support and well-wishes.
This has never happened to me before. I don’t know the source of this anxiety and overwhelm. It came out of nowhere.
This is new territory for me so I’m learning how to manage it. I dare say there are several learning and growth opportunities here.
I’ll let you all know what those are when I return from playing with this dog off the grid. No phone. No wifi.
Just me, Hank, and a book.