What do you do when you’re overwhelmed? I shared my experience with being overwhelmed with my “to do” list recently on the WordServe Walter Cooler. I hope you’ll share some lessons you’ve learned about being overwhelmed in the comment space below. Blessings, Karen
“Liberty means responsibility. That is why most men dread it” (George Bernard Shaw).
Buried beneath a mountain of paperwork? Paralyzed by some impending deadlines? Dreaming of a week on the beach?
I considered a “real job” until I read the job description: “Ability to work independently and multitask.”
I love to work independently. But I tend to hyperfocus most of the time. And I struggle with multitasking all of the time. So, I passed on that job opportunity.
I’m not so sure multitasking works well for my daughter Tara, either. She seems frustrated at times when I call as she prepares dinner—holding a screaming baby, listening to a whining preschooler, dealing with two squabbling little boys, and talking on the phone, all at the same time.
I can’t even concentrate on my writing projects at times with dishes in the sink or a hamper of dirty laundry waiting on me. And…
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