Things You Can Do When You’re Feeling Overwhelmed By Life

Simply + Fiercely

The past few weeks have been a gentle reminder that sometimes, we all find ourselves feeling overwhelmed with life. Fortunately, in my case, it wasn’t because of anything too serious.

My energy levels went down the drain, and when this happened, I noticed that my mindset went right with it. I was feeling lost for a few days, but thankfully, I found my feet again.

This doesn’t make me an expert, but I thought I’d share a few of the things that I’ve learned from the past few weeks.

First and foremost, go back to basics and start taking care of yourself. I mean the basics: drink water, eat regularly, take your vitamins, and sleep best you can.

The Basics—Take Care Of Yourself

The next thing to do when you’re feeling overwhelmed is to start saying no. Every non-essential request or invitation should be turned down.

Start Saying No

As the saying goes, “comparison is the thief of joy.” It’s also a fast-track to overwhelm. Comparing your life to others may give you a sense that everyone else has it all and under control.

Don’t Compare

Journaling can be helpful as a relaxation strategy, plus it can help improve your mindset. This is because getting your thoughts out of your mind and onto paper can give you space to think.

Clarify Your Thoughts With Journaling

I find that I need to break everything down step-by-step when I’m overwhelmed. This applies to big work-related projects as well as smaller, everyday household tasks.

Write A Step-By-Step Plan

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