Does this sound like you?
- Constantly rushing around
- Always putting off or delaying key tasks
- Not having enough time to rest
- Feeling overwhelmed by demands and details
- Feeling that most of your time is spent on doing things you don’t want to do
- Constantly running late?
While at times you may think you are overwhelmed, being overwhelmed is often a misconception.
Play the video below.
Here, I want you to consider if you ever think you’re overwhelmed. This is something I often hear said – again, like time management is a misnomer, being overwhelmed is often a misconception. If you were really overwhelmed, you wouldn’t be able to function very much at all. Instead, start to say, “I am capable, I am willing, and I do have time to do what I am setting out to do. I am responsible for what I choose to or choose not to do.”
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Affirmations and positive self-talk
Are there times when you are feeling overwhelmed?
The following can help…
While effective time management strategies are very helpful, developing a positive mindset can also help you feel less overwhelmed. Repeating affirmations and positive statements can program your mind for success.
Try repeating to yourself …
“I am capable… I am willing… and I do have time to do what I am setting out to do.”
When you develop a positive mindset and apply effective time management strategies, you will feel less overwhelmed and the tasks may seem far less of a burden than you initially thought.