Episode 4: What Launching Teaches Us About Self-Care in the Midst of an Entrepreneurial Storm

Episode 4: What Launching Teaches Us About Self-Care in the Midst of an Entrepreneurial Storm

Hello, beauties! We cannot wait to introduce you to our guest for this week, the soulful + multi-passionate writer, designer, and storyteller, Ruth Ridgeway. In this interview and episode, we explore ways to care for ourselves as entrepreneurs, even amidst the chaos of a launch.

If you’ve been struggling with boundaries in your life and business, we’ve got you covered. This episode might be just the inspiration (and information) you’ve been seeking to start putting your needs at the top of the list.

Nourishing Real Talk featuring Ruth Ridgeway

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HERE'S A SNEAK PEEK OF THE GOODNESS…

“I’ve taken myself out of the ‘launching’ game because it’s far too stressful. When it gets done, it gets out there.”
— Ruth Ridgeway
“Juggling so many balls energetically, even though it might not be more ‘doing,’ it takes up so much more headspace and energy.”
— Ruth Ridgeway
“You create the boundaries in order to have space. To me, it’s such a contradictory thought, but it works so well.”
— Lindsey on setting boundaries
“If every day I just make, create, or share something beautiful, if I just do one thing every day, I’ve got a pretty beautiful and awesome life in my eyes.”
— Ruth Ridgeway

WHAT YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT IN THIS EPISODE…

  • Boundaries as self-care -- and how they create spaciousness + freedom in life and business
  • The key differences between “releasing” and “launching” -- and when to take yourself out of “the launching game”
  • The importance of starting small, where it’s easiest, and sharing your work as a daily practice
  • How being present for the small moments connects with “big picture” goals
  • Strategies for batching your work and minimizing the exhausting effects of task switching

LINKS

Whole Love Daily

RuthXO

Chase Jarvis - 30 Days of Genius

The Compound Effect by Darren Hardy (book)

Show Your Work by Austin Kleon (book)

Steal Like an Artist by Austin Kleon (book)

Christie Mims, career coach

Violet Gray Design, Intentional Jewellery

Facebook Ads

Marie Forleo’s The Copy Cure (ecourse)

Nikki Elledge Brown’s A Course About Copy (ecourse)

Anthropologie

ASOS

Ruth Ridgeway on Instagram

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