Taylor is back for a solo dolo episode. In this convo, Taylor gets real with some life updates; including her reality check that shit is just hard right now, and the wild morning last week that included dog diarrhea and human vomit all in one. She shares her recent struggle with solo parenting and entrepreneurship. In her raw fashion, Taylor opens up about her work addiction, starting with a discussion on Dr. Gabor Maté’s research in addiction and trauma. From people pleasing and performance to workaholism and money mindset, she gets honest about how overworking and obsession with success have affected her mental health. She shares how her fears and trauma have shaped her into the work-driven woman she is today. Lastly, Taylor dishes out her tips for others who may be struggling with workaholism.
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2:40 – Life has been hard lately. Can anyone relate?
3:30 – My boyfriend travels for work and being a solo parent is HARD.
6:48 – I recently had the craziest morning ever as a mom. It was a disaster.
15:14 – I’m addicted to working, basically a workaholic.
15:35 – The Joe Rogan podcast with Dr. Gabor Maté diving into addiction and child development.
20:20 – Discovering how my childhood trauma is related to my performance, “people pleasing,” and work addiction.
22:30 – Struggling with constantly succeeding in my business and life.
23:40 – How boundaries have helped me step back from working myself to the point of burn out.
25:04 – How the workaholic in me back-fired on me in the form of panic disorder.
27:10 – I’m learning to balance all of the roles in my life.
29:32 – Entrepreneurs are some of the most hardworking people…
31:04 – Strict boundaries CHANGED my business.
32:44 – I need to go to Therapy again, so I’ve been looking into Better Help.
34:43 – The only tips I have for overcoming workaholism.
35:07 – Learning how to say NO and be comfortable with that no.
35:42 – If you’re feeling overworked as a leader or entrepreneur, you need to learn how to delegate.
37:18 – Find things that bring you joy outside of monetary value.