Deborah Siegel, PhD, is the author of Sisterhood, Interrupted and Only Child, a speaker and thought leadership coach. Visit her at www.deborahsiegelphd.com. She is also a member of Beth Emet The Free Synagogue, where the theme for 5775 is “Shabbat.”
If you’re a driven, self-employed working parent like I am, there’s no internal control mechanism that says it’s time to shut down. I’m nurturing preschool-aged twins, an expanding business, and my next book—entities that call on my resources with infinite demands. Left to my own devices, I would probably crash and burn. In the past, I have.
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