Too Much On Your Plate? Try This

What to do when feeling overwhelmed…

Brandon Bell
6 min readJun 16, 2021


There are people that you know who are feeling overwhelmed at this very moment, it’s no fun for them and it’s fun for you either. It’s nice that as humans we can truly relate to one another when feeling like this.

Stress is real and even though some people’s situations may be worse than others, there’s still suffering that goes on between everyone when it comes to stress. How often do you feel overwhelmed? Is it daily, weekly, monthly?

Some people have moments of stress where even though their day as a whole might not have been stressful, a few hours of it was. Coming home after a long day of work and still have to take care of other responsibilities is tiring.

You get to a point where you don't know how you’re going to manage everything going on in your life but you’re somehow doing it at the very moment. Life is meant to be lived but that doesn’t mean it’s going to be sweet all of the time.

There will be some dark days that you won't see coming and you have to be able to deal with them. If you’re feeling overwhelmed at the current moment don’t worry, for one, you’re not alone and two, you are a lot stronger than you think.

In almost all of my articles, I talk about how people can simply overcome obstacles just by thinking about past obstacles they were able to get through. Your life may seem hard now but it’s just a journey that is filled with obstacles and many rewards as well.

There is more than one way to manage stress or the feeling of being overwhelmed. Not all of these methods may work for you but just using at least one of them will help you handle your stress in a more efficient and healthier way.

Write Out Everything

This is something that I’ve been doing as of recently whenever I’m feeling overwhelmed with school and my personal life. Writing everything out is something that almost instantly relieves your stress.

Although your problems may not leave right away, the act of writing out what's bothering you feels good. When you’re constantly busy and you’re trying to juggle too many things at once, you forget to think about your feelings.



Brandon Bell

A young adult who’s writing is geared towards self-improvement and self care. “We write to taste life twice, in the moment and in retrospect.”