Overwhelmed



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"It's not the load that weighs you down, it's how you carry it."
- C.S. Lewis

I have recently become overwhelmed by everything that I want to do and everything that I want to be.

+  I want to be a good daughter
+  I want to be a good sister
+  I want to be a good friend
+  I want to make more of an effort with people in my life
+  I want to meet more people
+  I want to be a good employee
+  I want to finish my law degree
+  I want to become a lawyer
+  I want to meet someone to spend the rest of my life with
+  I want a family
+  I want to focus on my health and fitness journey
+  I want to listen to podcasts
+  I want to read all the books
+  I want to get back into playing guitar and writing songs
+  I want to have fun
+  I want to travel
+  I want to meditate daily
+  I want to have my own plant family
+  I want to grow my own vegetables
+  I want to go to the gym
+  I want to look after myself
+  I want to write more blog posts
+  I want to capture my life in photos and videos more
+  I want to become a better cook
+  I want a side hustle
+  I want to own my own house
+  I want to be successful in my career
+  I want to figure out who I am and what my purpose is

... I'm sure I could go on forever!

My point is, I put a huge amount of pressure on myself.  I want so much from my life that I end up feeling overwhelmed when I look at all of the things I'm not doing.  I need to remind myself sometimes that it's not possible to do all the things, regardless of how desperately I want to, and instead focus on what I am achieving.

For me, that is holding down my full time job, finishing my law degree, my health and fitness journey and spending time with my family.

That's enough for now.  Everything else will fall into place when it's supposed to.


Love always, 
- G. 

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