WWW #32: Overwhelmed

Today’s Topic: What to do when you feel overwhelmed.

We’ve all felt overwhelmed at some point in our lives. Too many people are texting or messaging you at once, you have a bunch of deadlines coming up, you think you won’t have enough time to finish the things you need to get done, or you’re just so emotionally drained that you want nothing more than to put everything aside and curl up into a ball until it all goes away.

Sadly, we can’t always just dismiss the things that overwhelm us. Thankfully, there are ways to get over the hurdles of feeling overwhelmed so you can be productive again.

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WWW #31: Starting

Today’s Topic: How the first steps of a life event can be the most exciting and/or difficult.

We’ve all been there – you’re just about to start something new. You’re feeling a myriad of emotions about it. You’re already imagining the finish line and what you hope to accomplish. In your mind you’ve already done the hard work and are reaping the rewards. Unfortunately, starting something in life is only – and literally – the first step. There’s still plenty more to do before you can enjoy the fruits of your labor.

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WWW #30: Waiting

Today’s Topic: The perpetual act of waiting that we all go through.

Branching off of my Time Wisp, I wanted to write about how everyone everywhere is in the perpetual state of waiting. You could be waiting for anything – a birthday, job interview, vacation, promotion, graduation, project completion, movie premier, game release, book publishing, etc. – at any given point in time. There are apps for counting down the days, weeks, months, and years until an event that millions of people use so they don’t have to do the math or stress themselves out even further by obsessing over it.

Waiting is just another part of life that we’ve all come to accept and follow without question.

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WWW #29: Inner Peace

Today’s Topic: What it really means to achieve inner peace.

Inner peace is defined as having psychological or spiritual calm despite past, present, and future stresses. It’s being certain of your place in the world and knowing that no matter what comes your way, you will be able to rise above any adversity and weather any problems. Having inner peace has become increasingly difficult in the modern age, though it’s not entirely impossible. There are many ways to achieve inner peace, though the act itself takes work and effort. Those that seek it need to be prepared for the long, hard road ahead.

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WWW #28: Music

Today’s Topic: How powerful music is in everyday life.

Even if a person has been living on a deserted island away from other people for their entire life, they’ll likely still know about music. Whether they’ve hummed or sang a song they made up for themselves or created a melody from the wind, rain, and waves, such actions point to the fact that music is both inescapable and vital.

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