7 Mental Hacks to Help You Stop Feeling Overwhelmed
Do you ever feel like there's not enough time in the day to get everything done? Do you start feeling overwhelmed as soon as you think about everything on your plate?
If you're an entrepreneur, you probably know this feeling well. You're running on all cylinders trying to build your business. You have a long to-do list that seems to grow longer every day. You just don't have enough hours in the day. Which makes you start to feel seriously overwhelmed.
Feeling overwhelmed can result in negative emotions such as anxiety, worry or irritability. And it can increase your stress levels, which could lead to even more serious issues with your mental or physical health.
While you can't add more hours to your day, there are a number of strategies you can use to help you stop feeling overwhelmed and get yourself in the right physical and mental state.
And I'm going to share 7 of those mental hacks today, which are relatively easy to implement and could potentially make a huge difference to your health as well as your ability to get things done.
- Take a Deep Breath
- Start Writing
- Reset Your Mental Compass
- Focus on Process, Not Outcome
- Build a Single-Tasking Habit
- Learn to Do Less
- Start with Micro-Actions
You can read the full blog here:
The Show Notes
- Learn Diaphragmatic Breathing [Video]
- ‘Throw Negative Thoughts Away' – Psychological Science
- ‘The Practicing Mind' book – Thomas M. Sterner
- ‘Media Multitaskers Pay Mental Price' study – Stanford University
- Omer on Twitter