Life is nuts.
There’s so much swirling around us and coming at us, and we’re running like crazy trying not to get overwhelmed. But we become overwhelmed anyway. Then we’re overwhelmed with how overwhelmed we feel.
The following are a few thoughts to help us press the reset button on feeling overwhelmed:
Many of us feel stressed and get overwhelmed not because we’re taking on too much, but because we’re taking on too little of what really strengthens us. ~Marcus Buckingham
I just want to say, if you’re going crazy, take a break. I felt overwhelmed by stuff that wasn’t satisfying me, things I was supposed to do for my career. I stopped and I said, ‘Let me get back to the basics.’ ~Esperanza Spalding
I know each of us has much to do. Sometimes we feel overwhelmed by the tasks we face. But if we keep our priorities in order, we can accomplish all that we should. We can endure to the end regardless of temptations, problems, and challenges. ~Joseph B. Wirthlin
I noticed every time I felt overwhelmed, I would hold my breath. I had to learn to stop, relax, and take long deep breaths, and within seconds I would feel more clear and ready to deal with the situation in a more loving way. ~Gisele Bundchen
Even from a dark night, songs of beauty can be born. ~Mary Anne Radmacher
You can’t calm the storm…so stop trying. What you can do is calm yourself. The storm will pass. ~Timber Hawkeye
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