An artisanal cheese vendor and a tech entrepreneur may not have much in common, but it’s likely that both are stressed. According to the spring 2017 Bank of America Business Advantage Small Business Owner Report, 41 percent of respondents identified their business as their top source of personal stress.
While it’s often a labor of love, if the anxiety of running your own venture is beating out exercising, juggling finances, maintaining relationships and even raising children, you’re already caught up in the grind. When you’re consumed by entrepreneurial endeavors 24/7, you lose sight of self-care and other important things. You may not realize how rapidly you’re burning out, and this can have innumerable long-term repercussions.