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If you’re feeling overwhelmed, resentful, exhausted, or feel stretched too thin, it could be a sign that you’re over-functioning.
Overfunctioning is when we take on more than our fair share of responsibility inside of the context of the system we’re in. Whether it’s our family system, our work system, or another context. When we over-function, we take on the burden of responsibility that others could shoulder.
And we suffer because of it.
Today, we’re diving deep into where over-functioning comes from. (HINT: It’s actually a natural, normal, typically helpful mental process gone awry!). We talk about how to recognize it, what its implications of it are, and most importantly, how to begin to make a shift into greater balance and ease.
FREE DOWNLOAD: During the episode, we mentioned a free “self ethnography” download. Simply visit www.peakmindpsychology.com/selfethnography to get your free self-ethnography pages.
We also mentioned our programs Ascend and Self Care [by Design]. These are both great options if you want to begin to do the work of balancing out your life to get out of an over-functioning situation. You can learn more about these programs at www.peakmindpsychology.com/programs.