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  • Evan

    March 8, 2023 at 10:42 am

    I believe that pacing is one of the best strategies I’ve used.

    Pacing is taking a break before pain or tiredness become overwhelming and forces an activity to stop. It is a skill that needs patience and practice. You need to be aware of the effort that an activity involves and balance this with rest breaks or a change in activity to reduce the energy drain.

    The benefit is that you won’t drain your energy tank as fast and leaving you with a deficit. The net win is that you may actually be able to increase the total amount of activity achieved over a number of days, versus burning out and paying for overactivity! This will also help to build up stamina, confidence and self-efficacy, once you master the process.