Writing

Writing About Feeling Overwhelmed

I felt very overwhelmed earlier today. Tonight, to be more technical.

There’s so much I want to do, so much I strive to do every day. But sometimes life decides to throw curveballs at you from left field and right and down the middle. So it gets to be a little too much at times. Thinking about all you have to do and how little time you have to do it all is not a pleasant experience.

You know what helped me get through the night? Writing. I started this blog post and then I went and wrote in a notebook. I wrote poetry. I just wrote and wrote and wrote.

I will never stop putting words down on the page. I cannot not write. 

I don’t know what I’d do without writing, without words.

I’m not as overwhelmed now.

8 thoughts on “Writing About Feeling Overwhelmed

  1. I understand what you mean. I’ve been having an overwhelming week, as well. Writing does help as does budgeting your time. It’s hard, but it’s life. For now, anyway.

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      1. Oh, yes! I wish every weekend was a long weekend… I think people would be much happier and more relaxed if we had a three days off and four days of work/school. Two days just isn’t enough, especially since that’s when everyone is free so that’s when all the family and friend events take place. There’s not much room for relaxation.

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      2. Exactly! I feel the same way. I’d be much happier if I had three days off. So true. There are a ton of family gatherings around the end and beginning of every year. Not that I’m complaining. I just wish I had more time to do things.

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  2. Since my classes are only on Wednesdays and Thursdays, I have long weekends on either side. See what happens when we have time (and proper age) to semi-retire. Wish y’all could be so lucky as far as work and school are concerned!

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