Yes, it’s shocking. But it is true.
Research now shows that up to 50 percent of entrepreneurs are likely to have at least one mental health breakdown in their lifetime.
That’s according to Michael Freeman, a psychiatrist, and psychologist at USC.
Separate results by another researcher and psychotherapist, Dr. Paul Hokemeyer, confirms this. But he puts the number at 80 percent.
All these findings confirm the high mental and psychological pressures of entrepreneurship.
This is a VERY serious issue.
It is also an issue many people are not comfortable talking about.
But let’s not deceive ourselves.
This is a very serious issue.
Starting a business is hard.
And running a business and keeping it alive is even harder.
And sometimes, it feels like 24 hours is not enough time in the day to do all the work that needs to be done.
Take control of your time.
One secret to handling stress is to take control of your time.
Without this, entrepreneurship can easily overwhelm you.
With so many problems to deal with on an almost daily basis, you need to learn to prioritize what you do with your time.
If not, you’re going to be overwhelmed.
And when you’re feeling stressed and overwhelmed, it’s easy to fall into the hands of mental fatigue and breakdown.
That’s why you need to listen to this week’s episode.
In this episode of the Smallstarter Business Podcast, I discuss simple but very effective techniques for managing your time so you don’t get overwhelmed and stressed out.
This is an important issue you need to take very seriously.