Every once in a while – every time I get wound up with something I really want to get done – at some point, I end up in a place of overwhelm. At some point, I’ll find myself standing staring at nothing, wanting to drop it all and run away.
If you’ve ever felt that way, then you know the feeling. I don’t run away. Not any more. Because I’ve learned how to deal with it.
If you’re looking for ways in your own life to deal with that feeling of being overwhelmed, here’s one thing you can do: close your eyes – wherever you are – take 3 really deep and slow breaths, then ask yourself “What’s the most important ONE thing I need to do?”
Then do it, and only it.
If what you’re thinking is too big and complex to get done easily, then make it smaller until it’s simple and doable in less than an hour.
Seriously, if you do this one thing, that sense of overwhelm will either disappear completely or become very small.