It’s no surprise that life can be hectic for the modern day small biz owner. With so much on your plate, it can be easy to forget about one of the most important aspects of keeping yourself healthy and productive – regulating your nervous system. Here’s what you need to know to keep your nervous system in check as a Biz Owner.

The Basics of Nervous System Regulation

Your nervous system is responsible for controlling your body’s response to both internal and external stimuli, from physical touch and other senses to emotions, thoughts, and behaviors. It works by sending messages between your brain and all other parts of your body via neurons. Keeping this sensitive system in check has a huge impact on how you feel and perform as a business owner.

Learn About Your Stressors

If you own a small biz you know stress is an inevitable part of owning a business. It doesn’t have to take over though. The first step in keeping stress at bay is learning how to identify when it’s happening and why it’s happening. Maybe there are certain tasks or conversations that trigger feelings of anxiety. Or maybe there are particular clients or situations that make you tense up. Maybe there are outside factors such as family challenges or a toddler at home who wakes every 2 hours at night. Just knowing how many emails you have to respond to can be triggering for some. Whatever it is for you, recognizing the sources of stress will better help you keep your nervous system in check as a Biz Owner and equip you to manage it before your stress and anxiety take over completely.

Find Ways To Relax & Keep Your Nervous System in Check as a Biz Owner

Sounds Cliché, I know. But trust me on this one. As a Business Owner, once you understand what triggers tension for you, the next step is finding  ways to recenter and refocus. This could include anything from taking a midday break for some exercise or taking a long lunch to grab lunch with a friend to clear your head. Music can also be sooo helpful. If you’re feeling stressed over starting a new project, switch up your music and zone in on the first task at hand. Experiment with different methods until you find something that works for you! 

Need more tips on how to reduce stress as an a Biz owner? I’ve already got you covered. Check out my previous Blog post titled: 4 Ways to Reduce Entrepreneur Stress.

Keeping your nervous system regulated is so valuable to you as a biz owner. if you want to stay healthy, productive, and successful as a small biz owner. Start by understanding what triggers stress for you personally then experiment with ways to recenter and refocus until you find something that works best for your biz! Remembering these simple tasks can help keep everything running smoothly so that you can focus on growing your business without getting overwhelmed by all the hustle and bustle around you!


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

the quiz

take the quiz

Take this quiz to discover your personalized roadmap to a well balanced business™

How can you achieve more balance in business?

get your roadmap

take the quiz

the quiz