You know that panicy, slightly sick feeling you get when you’re teetering on the edge of overwhelm? It may creep in like a fog as you look through your emails, or roll over you with a sudden sense of dread when you think about everything on your ‘to-do’ list.
It often comes with a sense of 'not knowing where to start', of the job being too big to see a single, manageable foothold to give you that first leg up.
Sitting at my desk yesterday I could feel that energy of overwhelm starting to bubble up.
My desk was a mess,
my inbox was out of control with work email,
I had unreturned Facebook messages and text messages.
My Skype was blinking at a million miles an hour.
My to-do list covered two pages in my notebook, the scale of what I ‘needed to achieve’...