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Small Business, Big Stress: How to Overcome Overwhelm and Thrive

Being a small business owner can be overwhelming.

Between managing finances, marketing, customer service, and everything in between, it's easy to feel like you're drowning in a sea of to-do lists.

But don't worry, there are strategies you can use to overcome overwhelm and get back on track.

Here are three tips to help you stay focused and productive:

  1. Accept that you can't do it all: It's important to recognise that you can't do everything yourself. Trying to take on too much can lead to burnout and decreased productivity. Instead, focus on the tasks that are most important and delegate or outsource the rest. This will free up your time and energy to focus on what really matters.

  2. Choose one point of focus: Instead of trying to tackle everything at once, choose one area of your business to focus on. Ideally, this should be the area that generates the most revenue. By focusing on one area at a time, you'll be able to make more progress and see results faster.

  3. Prioritise self-care: As a small business owner, it's easy to neglect self-care in favour of work. But taking care of yourself is essential for staying productive and avoiding burnout. Make it a priority to engage in one self-care activity each day, whether that's exercise, meditation, or simply taking a break to read a book.

And even that - even self-care can feel overwhelming if you're trying to do ALL THE THINGS. Simply choose one. One hot bath a day. One 10 minute meditation session a day. Choose one, and do it for a month.

Let everything else go.

Remember, overcoming overwhelm takes time and practice. By accepting that you can't do it all, choosing one point of focus, and prioritising self-care, you'll be well on your way to a more productive and fulfilling small business journey.



We're in this together! Here's a couple of ways in which we can help make your business and personal life a little less overwhelming:

  1. Browse our online courses. These courses are designed to make your business life easier - from productivity and profitability to client management and marketing. These are holistic courses - covering the psychological aspects of what it takes to have a mindset for success, through to the nitty gritty tips and tricks you need to grow and scale your biz! Here they are.


"Everything from starting the booking process to the service received on the day of my booking, was nothing short of fantastic! The Fynn Studio team is efficient and so accommodating. Thanks for a great experience, I will definitely be back again soon!" - Kelly Brazier




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