When ending one thing and starting another, how do you want it to feel? On one hand the comparison between then and now might feel unhelpful. But on the other hand, the comparison allows you to view things clearly. Instead of just moving onto the next thing, it helps to reflect on how similar it … Continue reading Open to something progressive
What to do when you feel like you don’t have enough time?
I think this happens to us all from time to time. Stress and anxiety can result in time 'speeding up'. You spend so much time feeling overwhelmed that by the time you go to take action, it already feels like it's too late. And so you go back to feeling overwhelmed again and the cycle … Continue reading What to do when you feel like you don’t have enough time?
Give yourself 5 minutes
It probably doesn't seem like much or like it could possible be enough but sometimes all you need is 5 minutes. So often we tell ourselves that we don't have the time for certain things. They could be things that take minutes not hours or days but somehow we still find a way to make … Continue reading Give yourself 5 minutes
It might not be procrastination
Sometimes what we call procrastination is actually just making the choice not to do something. Just because you have a task to complete, doesn't mean you need to do it right away, maybe you don't feel like it. We often create this sense of urgency as though nothing can or should be done any later … Continue reading It might not be procrastination
People that have have a habit of taking on more than they can manage rarely make the effort to try and ease their load. Instead they accept the period of stress as though there is no other choice. In fact they've come to rely on the stress and looming deadlines to spur them on and … Continue reading Overwhelmed
It’s not that important
Sometimes things that aren't that important get dressed up to be the most important thing in the world. You react by getting overwhelmed and stressed. This effects you're sleep, general mood and how you interact with others. As much as you want to feel good within you're body, you can't help but sacrifice that for … Continue reading It’s not that important
Small wonderful moments
In life there are small wonderful moments that remind you to trust that everything is always working itself out. These moments occur almost randomly yet they're in perfect synchronicity. It's so easy to get caught up in 'the overwhelm'. The overwhelm is the stress, anxiety and fear that occurs in life. These occurrences may be … Continue reading Small wonderful moments
What matters most?
When it comes to what is important sometimes we confuse external pressures or expectations with what really matters to us personally. In doing so we end up focusing on and prioritising the wrong things. These external things could come from work, family or friends and they overwhelm us because we aren't clear about what we're … Continue reading What matters most?
More than you can manage
Sometimes in a bid to grow, develop and push ourselves we end up taking on more than we can manage. You think the challenge is what you need, you think you need to be pushed and you want to prove yo yourself that you can manage. But often you just end up stressed and overwhelmed, … Continue reading More than you can manage
Does more choice make us happier?
A lot of people regularly find themselves overwhelmed. The possibilites in every area of life are growing more and more each day. There was a point in time where what you ate was limited to what you could kill and what you could grow at that time of year. On one hand having more choice … Continue reading Does more choice make us happier?