During times of uncertainty, it is normal to feel anxious and overwhelmed. Our work lives have become increasingly demanding, presenting us with ever more complex challenges at a near-relentless pace. Add in personal or family needs, and it’s easy to feel constantly overwhelmed.
When we push these feelings away, they don’t disappear. In fact, they often gain more strength and energy.
Overwhelm can make us feel stuck, trapped, and unsure of what action to take. When we don’t know how to deal with overwhelm, everything feels complex and all-consuming. Overwhelm often causes confusion that makes it difficult to think clearly and take action.
To stop being overwhelmed, there are some simple strategies you can use to prevent overwhelm.