Do you ever feel overwhelmed? There’s so much that needs to be done, so many things pulling you down.

It can be discouraging and frustrating when you’re being slowed down by things that are beyond your control. How do you cope?

The secret is — do what you can. You’re not responsible for the things over which you have no control. Don’t let them get you down. Instead, work to make improvements in your own life. Take control of the things that are your responsibility. Wisely use the resources you have, and don’t waste your energy worrying about what you cannot change.

Everyone has challenges. Life itself is one big challenge. There are some things that we just can’t change, that we must simply accept. Your acceptance will free up tremendous energy to tackle those things that you can change.

Make a difference where you can, and don’t sweat the rest.

— Ralph Marston

Author: Carol anne

I am 40 years young. I'm blind and I have dissociative identity disorder, I also have complex PTSD. I blog about my life with these disorders. I live in Ireland.

12 thoughts on “Overwhelmed?”

  1. I set small goals daily,meet what I can,then breathe. I am a worrier so I will always feel I didn’t do enough or well enough.
    Using the “have to,need to,want to” system has helped a lot. I HAVE to get up,med my child and myself,feed the cat,get kid to the bus…I NEED to fold that load of laundry in the dryer and rearrange cabinets. I WANT to whip my calamity of a bedroom into organized shape. If all I do is have to,then I succeed. If I manage need to yay. And if I get to want to,winner winner chicken dinner. Sounds a lil loopy but really has helped sort my busy brain. Combined with my Finch self care app,I am meeting 99% of weekly have to goals. I am.proud of that.😁

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