Who doesn’t experience overwhelm sometimes? Although it doesn’t happen to me often, when it does, it is as though I am driving in first gear, without my Satnav and only brain fog for company. It is a sign I have left things too long and I need to start taking control now, if not sooner. Is this something you recognise in your life?
If only we could have demands, duties and deadlines flow in at exactly our preferred work rate. Enough to keep us engaged and feeling productive. But not so much that the stress of it damages our results and sense of worth.
But this is the real world. We can rarely control the amount of work and demands we experience, but we can control our response to them so that we feel more productive, more empowered and less stressed. In this article, I share my top ten: ones I use with my clients and also on myself when overwhelm strikes.Continue reading