The Six Steps for Feeling Less Overwhelmed IQ Doodle explores six steps you can take that will help you to feel less overwhelmed when there’s just too much to do and too little time to do it.
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1) Recognize Overwhelm
Acknowledge the moment you start feeling overwhelmed.
- Feeling Rushed
- Lacking Clarity
- Losing Control
2) Remove Yourself from Situation
Gain some clarity by taking a deep breath and immediately walking away from the situation.
What has triggered my feelings of overwhelm?
3) Detach Yourself Emotionally
Choose to either shift your perspective of the situation, to change it, to remove yourself, or to cope with it.
How could I think about this differently?
4) Take Personal Inventory
Acknowledge your personal strengths, knowledge, tools and the support you have on hand to help you cope with this situation.
5) Think Things Through Rationally
Consider how you could utilize your time, strengths, tools and resources more effectively.
How could I work through this more effectively?
How could I potentially tackle this in pieces?
6) Take Charge of Situation
Commit to taking full responsibility and start focusing on what can be controlled one small step at a time.
Even if I can’t do it all, I can at least do…