how do you overcome stress and feeling overwhelmed?

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Do you ever feel paralyzed with your ever-growing to-do list brewing in your mind? Feel like there’s not enough time in the day to finish everything? And you can feel you stress level increasing by the second?

Me too! And I hated these moments. So, instead of tackling them, I used to try to walk it off, ignore it or try to work on my tasks. Are you surprised that these tactics failed?

Me neither.

I’ve been trying hard to overcome these moments to make my day more productive and found that acknowledging that I’m overwhelmed is the best first step. Yes, this seems cheesy and I didn’t buy it at first either, but this simple acknowledgement magically triggers the next action, which makes it worthwhile. Read More »