Control what you can to avoid feeling overwhelmed
Mindfulness is the capacity to be aware of what is going on.
When you are doing tasks, try to pay attention to the task. For example, while doing dishes or laundry, ditch the headphones and instead observe things like the temperature of the water, or the smell of the soap. Even just a few seconds of mindfulness can help you feel relaxed.
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Reset your calendar and reprioritize. Getting stuff done is fine, but getting the right stuff done is what really matters.