Episode 24

Deal With Life’s Messes

Aug 6, 2019


Kat Franchino


Megan Gesler

“Messes don’t magically clean themselves up. And so I think it can get to a point where you spend so much time focusing on other people’s messes that yours just continues to grow and you get to a point where you can’t help anybody else because the messes in your life are too much. And then it’s important to take that time and get things in order in your own life and find people who can support you.” -Megan Gesler

If there’s one thing we’re certain of, it’s that life gets messy. Megan Gesler joins us to talk about her experiences dealing with the wild variety of messes that come with life.

However, we are all limited in how far we can extend ourselves. Megan addresses quite a few questions – When can you help someone else with their messes? How involved should you be? Finally, she reminds us it’s important to remember to stay aware of your own messes and be sure to address them before they become overwhelming.

Listen in to learn about dealing with life’s messes!

Interview Topics

  • Messes in life
  • Defining mess
  • Handling crises
  • Compassion
  • Evaluating sacrifices
  • Getting involved in a crisis
  • Simplicity of outside views
  • Cleaning your own messes
  • Being introspective
  • Being okay with imperfection

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