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Try This 5-Minute Mental Exercise When You’re Feeling Overwhelmed

Is your head spinning? Grab a pen.

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It’s probably safe to say that, at some point this week, you felt overwhelmed.

One of the biggest issues with overwhelm is that it can be completely paralyzing. How can you figure out what to do or think with so many emotions, sensations, and thoughts competing for your…




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Julia Bartz, LMSW

Julia Bartz, LMSW

Therapist at Mindful Psychotherapy. Author of My Pleasure: The New Psychology of Sex, Dating, and Self-Care. www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/my-pleasure

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