“I have so much to do!! It’s overwhelming!”

"Collecting Moonbeams" by Mimi Stuart ©  Live the Live you Desire

“Collecting Moonbeams” by Mimi Stuart ©
Live the Live you Desire

So what I really meant was…

“What is the most important thing I need to do? I’ll start there.”

Life is too short to allow yourself to get overwhelmed with all the things you should do. Prioritize and do the best you can. If you go through your days in a state of panic, you won’t be very effective and you won’t appreciate being alive and having the capabilities you have been blessed with.

When you can strike a balance of living in the moment and moving forward with purpose, then you can enjoy the pursuit of your dreams and goals rather than being overwhelmed by them.

There may even be an upside to pressure. Leonard Bernstein points out, “To achieve great things, two things are needed: a plan and not quite enough time.”

by Alison Poulsen, PhD

Read “My life feels out of control.”

Read “Saying No:  ‘Everybody wants me to contribute money or volunteer my time and I’m overwhelmed.’”

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