In this episode of The Confidence Podcast we’re talking about how to define overwhelm:
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For a myriad of reasons, including:
Pride, fear, comparison, self-pressure, lack of priorities, superhero syndrome, imposter syndrome, insecurity, self-doubt, poor time management, resistance to help / shame
Most often in my own life and in my coaching practice I see we define overwhelm as:
A state of being, a characteristic of lifestyle choice, a victim-mindset, a deep desire for worth derived from the busy-badge, lack of self-trust, a faith issue
For an overwhelmed spirit to change, everything needs to change:
Ownership, humility, collaboration, self-worth beyond performance, slowing down, simplifying and strategizing
The world tells us to step into this … it beckons to us, calls to us … but I don’t know about you, but I don’t want to be like the world. All it takes is one glance to see that most people doing this aren’t happy. And that’s a key to define overwhelm
Confidence, success, traction, healthy relationships, the ability to be present, results, happiness, joy, peace
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This 3-part journaling activity requires a sincere focus to define overwhelm and desire for change.
Assess your life honestly.
Acknowledge your role in your overwhelm.
Address what needs to change, and start the change.
Write down the things that you complain about that you actually have the power to change?
Name off what you are resisting because it seems uncomfortable right now?
Identify your most common trigger phrase that you are ready to let go of? (Example: “I’m just so overwhelmed right now.”)
Screen detox, 3 days.
Social media detox, 5 days.
Sabbath day commitment
Commitment cleanse, 7 days
Journaling Challenge, 10 days, 20 minutes.
Service station, 3 touches
Whoever refreshes others will be refreshed.
I hope this is where i leave this.
I wanted to tell you i wake every morning to listen to your podcasts. My life is un a very hard season. And your podcasts have been the light to the darkness.
I just listened to the “fake it tilk you make it” i loved to hear the joy in your voices. I think part of my struggles is that of having toxic friendships. I dont know how to make new friendships. Can you speak about the how to find these people? I would love to find people who the lifting up is reciprocal. -Laura
How to Be Free From People Pleasing, www.trishblackwell.com/324
The Guide to More Confident Relationships, www.trishblackwell.com/232
Stop Caring What Your Friends Think, www.trishblackwell.com/322
Growing Your Important Relationships with more Confidence, www.trishblackwell.com/313
Seek to be a friend, not the friended.
Get out and make meeting people your objective.
(Brett said – “Gym, go to library and make mom friends”)
The fruits of the spirit (from Galatians 5:22-23) … joy, love, peace, patience, goodness, kindness, gentleness, faithfulness, self-control
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