Feeling so overwhelmed it reminds me of being at the beach when a wave hits me so hard it knocks me down, gasping to catch my breath and scramble up to my feet before the next wave hits.

Here’s a list of reminders to myself and anyone else that may be having similar feelings.

  • Move out of the way from the waves you see coming, I don’t have to take on every single challenge.
  • Give myself grace and time.
  • Don’t forget to breath.
  • Reach out to others, I tend to insulate myself, let others be there for you.
  • More writing, it helps me process.
  • Be there for others, it takes my mind off of “poor me.”
  • Gratitude, Gratitude Gratitude

Grateful to Two Writing Teachers blog and bloggers – you inspire me every single day!



10 thoughts on “Overwhelmed

  1. ‘More writing, it helps me process’ So much yes! I feel like whenever I start writing, I start getting closer to understanding what I need or why I feel the way I do. Thank you for sharing your story.


  2. I’ve been feeling overwhelmed too lately with school starting and teaching and shuttling kids to and fro and cooking and grocery shopping and writing and organizing and remodeling my house and having a shower for a friend and remembering to call my parents and remembering to feed the fish and chickens and dog and…

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