It is officially fall, the colors are starting to pop in the cities, and they’ve popped in Northern MN. I’ve got Saturday plans all of October in the twin cities, so by the time I go north again the leaves will have fallen and we will be in the awkward place of no leaves and no snow (hopefully).
As a health insurance underwriter the fall is our busy time of year as most businesses choose January 1 start dates for their health insurance programs. Last year was my first “busy season” and I thought it went fairly well. This year I’m super overwhelmed and not sure if we are actually busier, or if I’m just more susceptible to the stress now that I’m not quite as much of a newbie.
I still went for a walk each day this week, but I hit a weird wall on Thursday that resulted in two different bouts of crying, which is not my favorite emotion. I’m glad I released the emotion a bit, but at the same time I wish I had something “more bad” to justify my tears. (this either sounds absolutely silly to you, or you understand what I mean).
Either way, I’m going to keep doing my best. Trying to make/eat healthy food, get outside, step away from the screen a bit, and connect with my friends and family. All those good healthy things that shouldn’t be overwhelming, but sometimes feels overwhelming when trying to find the right balance.
Does your work have a busy season? Are you getting outside more or less as the weather changes?