On a daily basis, we encounter events and activities that either interests us, challenges us or pushes us to do better. Sometimes, we fall short. Other times, we give it our best. some of these events gets us entangled with ourselves, not being able to make a right decision, thinking straight or barely having a clear head. And it gets us wondering why our days are so choked up to the extent it’s choking us up too.

Personally, I find myself going through this phase more often than I should and then, it’s easy for me to either treat myself right or talk to someone about it after which the narrative becomes different. I don’t know if you have been there. But, the reason I am writing about it is because I have been stuck there too.

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Feeling swamped or better still, doing the same thing over and again, with the same results to show for it gets us some where. However, it becomes an issue when we get cramped up as our feeling. Listed below are steps to take that are found, tried and proven to be helpful.


It’s that simple. It’s fine to want to have your time alone. Your “breathing space”. It could be during a break at work, itinerary from classes to the hostel, cool evening at home. This gives enough time to rest, reflect and reduces stress. You can literally feel yourself breathe.


That’s right. You don’t necessarily have to answer the questions if you do not want to. But while doing that, it gives a sense of clarity as to why you’re doing what you do or why you are not. This helps a great deal for you to reflect and move on.


While you’d want to do a thousand and one thing at a time bleh!, listing your to-do to ten tasks per one twenty minutes, you should totally take a chill pill, look around and focus on one thing at a time, while working your way back. You got this!

So that’s a wrap, Chum. Enjoy your day, wear a smile, one step at a time and have fun.

Stay Confident

PS- You should totally leave your thoughts as it relates to this piece and what it feels to be relieved in this crazy world. Let’s connect 😎

I find expression writing about life, style, and personal development even as it relates to our day to day activities. This is coupled with the fact that words have a lasting impact on people so I ensure to use them for good.

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