Some contents or functionalities here are not available due to your cookie preferences!

This happens because the functionality/content marked as “Facebook Pixel [noscript]” uses cookies that you choosed to keep disabled. In order to view this content or use this functionality, please enable cookies: click here to open your cookie preferences.

Reading:
How to understand and shift overwhelm in 3 steps

Image

How to understand and shift overwhelm in 3 steps

25 August 2021

Overwhelm happens when we don’t have the capacity to fully process a situation, our inner emotions or other impressions. We could say that the instream of data is greater than our bandwidth to process. Our capacity to process can be temporarily lowered because we’ve got a lot going on. Or we’re constantly taking too much in without a filter so our processor is tired and burned out.

The root of our overwhelm is more often our own internal dialogue and reactions to an event than the event itself. The belief structure we’re carrying will frequently create so many internal reactions and protection mechanisms that we’re overwhelming ourselves with conflicting information and pressure about who we should be. The beliefs driving those reactions are what you need to look at to end the internal overwhelm for good.

But there’s no way of getting to those beliefs when you’re in a state of overwhelm. That’s why, in this episode of the Uncover YOU podcast, I walk you through three tangible steps you can do to shift out of overwhelm so you can start changing the beliefs that are causing the overwhelm.

Listen to episode 25 here:

A summary of what I talk about in this episode:

  • What is overwhelm?
  • Overwhelm caused by our own internal reactions to the world around us
  • Seeing the different layers of your overwhelm reaction clearly
  • Recognizing your mind programs reactions to the state of overwhelm
  • The three steps to shift out of overwhelm:
    1. Recognize your stress response and self-regulate
    2. Look at your mind’s reactions to the overwhelm
    3. Meet and sense the feeling of overwhelm

Want deep practice of your relaxing and observing skills?

Get on the waitlist for the next round of Beyond the Mind. A different meditation journey that breaks down the components and skills needed to experience yourself in the silence and center beyond the mind.

Subscribe to the Uncover YOU podcast

Related Stories

04 May 2021

Ways to practice Dreaming

In this episode, Gary van Warmerdam and I continue our conversation and share stories about our own early Dreaming experiences and some simple things you can do to grow your own Dreaming skills.

01 July 2020

Meditation Benefits & Practices For Ten Days

It all starts with your Attention. Join a free 10 day challenge to shift from stressful identification with your thoughts, emotions and beliefs and into the observer and more relaxed and enjoyable brainwave states.

11 August 2021

Healing inner feminine and masculine dynamics

The feminine and the masculine are some of the oldest archetypes and their dynamic is alive in all of us, beyond gender identification. If left unattended it’s easy to take on many of society’s unhealthy relating between the feminine and the masculine. When honored and nourished, they can bring a whole new level of aliveness and integrity. Learn how you can connect with and heal your own dynamic...

Arrow-up

On this website we use first or third-party tools that store small files (cookie) on your device. Cookies are normally used to allow the site to run properly (technical cookies), to generate navigation usage reports (statistics cookies) and to suitable advertise our services/products (profiling cookies). We can directly use technical cookies, but you have the right to choose whether or not to enable statistical and profiling cookies. Enabling these cookies, you help us to offer you a better experience. Cookie policy

Some contents or functionalities here are not available due to your cookie preferences!

This happens because the functionality/content marked as “%SERVICE_NAME%” uses cookies that you choosed to keep disabled. In order to view this content or use this functionality, please enable cookies: click here to open your cookie preferences.