Stressed and Overwhelmed? Here`s Where To Start
"Fear is the cheapest room in the house. I would like to see you living in better conditions." – Hafiz
When life gets overwhelming, we often feel angry and victimized. And yes, there are some things we can`t change (such as a global pandemic.) So when you get stressed and overwhelmed, where do you start? With what you CAN control: You.

Do you notice how quickly a stressful thought can spiral into grouchiness (aka resentment, irritability, anxiety and overwhelm?) Maybe we notice that we`re almost out of milk, and wonder when we`ll have time to pick it up, and before we know it we`re in a tailspin over how overwhelmed and rushed we feel, how we`ll never catch up with all the things we have to do, how we never get our own needs met, how unappreciated we feel. 

That anxious overwhelm can make us feel so bad inside that maybe we lash out at the next person who annoys us, who might be our child. Or maybe we just stay in a pinched and anxious mood all day, sighing or snapping at our kids, off-loading our tension onto them.

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Kathleen Notes: All of us go into Fight, flight or freeze when we perceive danger. Learning how to respond vs reacting is key.



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