Better Days are to Come

woman relaxed and unstressed with better days to come
It is finally time to feel good!
I'm a Certified Health Coach for highly sensitive peri/menopausal women, with advanced training in reducing inflammation and improving gut health. I clear up and sort out the nuts and bolts of an anti-inflammatory lifestyle, so you don't have to, and hand it to you in quick and easy ways you will love.
I am a mom of three living in Southern Texas.  I enjoy reading, gardening and anything that has to do with food!
top categories:
The key tools and solutions for a slim anti-inflammatory lifestyle.
Healing nutrition that fits into your life.
Your body, mind and spirit in balance.
superfoods to supercharge your health

family cookboook:

5 healthy snack ideas using superfoods, with many being on-the-go foods,

plus a printable Top 20 Superfoods list.

Yes, please!

Reading Time: 5 minutes

Better days are to come with less stress.

woman relaxed and unstressed

Many mornings, I wake up feeling like I have a million things to do and never enough time to do them. Did I send that email about the meeting yesterday? Did I pack school lunches last night? When will I find time to work out today, make a healthy dinner, call my parents, and so on? 

It’s easy to get caught up in the chaos of daily life and let stress and overwhelm take over. But fear not, my friend! Today, you embark on an exciting journey to manifest better days with less stress. 

In this article, you’ll learn practical and fun tips to help you overcome overwhelm and create a more balanced and peaceful life. You’ll see how to break free from your to-do list and also consider prioritizing self-care and setting boundaries. With the right tools and mindset, you can regain control of your life and experience a sense of calm and serenity. As a highly sensitive person, this is extra important for you.

Get started and say goodbye to overwhelm and hello to better days filled with joy, balance, and tranquility!

Also read, Soothing Self-Care Ideas for Women Who Do Too Much

Understanding Overwhelm and its Impact on Mental Health

Did you know that overwhelm can significantly impact your mental health? (1) Yup, that’s right. When you’re overwhelmed, your stress levels shoot up like a rocket, leading to feelings of anxiety, exhaustion, and even burnout. It’s like you’re in a never-ending race, and you just can’t seem to catch your breath!

Better days are to come with the first step of understanding the detrimental effects of overwhelm on your mental health. When you’re overwhelmed, your brain goes into overdrive, trying to process and manage excessive information and tasks. This constant mental strain can lead to cognitive overload, making it difficult to concentrate, make decisions, and retain information. 

Being overwhelmed can also affect your emotional well-being, causing irritability, mood swings, and a general sense of dissatisfaction.

Now, don’t beat yourself up about feeling overwhelmed. It’s not a sign of weakness or incompetence. In fact, it often stems from having high expectations and a desire to do well, as many highly sensitive people do. But you need to recognize when overwhelm becomes detrimental to your mental health and take steps to address it.

Breaking Free from Your To-Do List for Better Days to Come

Having a never-ending list of tasks can be a real drag and can seriously mess with your mental and physical health. It’s like a big, heavy backpack you can never seem to take off.

Also, too much on your plate can lead to decision fatigue? Yup, that’s right! When you’re drowning in tasks, prioritizing and making decisions can be challenging. This can lead to a vicious cycle of indecision and procrastination, making you feel even more overwhelmed.

Don’t forget about the constant feeling of being behind and never catching up. It’s like a never-ending race, and you’re always playing catch-up. This can lead to stress, pressure, and rushing through tasks, which can compromise the quality of your work.

And what about perfectionism? You want to do your best, but sometimes striving for perfection can lead to unrealistic expectations and increased stress. (2) Here’s a fun idea: embrace peace over perfection and see how better days are to come! Allow yourself to not complete every task perfectly and focus on the peace you feel instead.

Also read, Vagus Nerve Strengthening Heals – learn how to relax with these simple techniques

Prioritizing Tasks for Stress Reduction

By prioritizing tasks, you can focus on what’s most important and let go of less critical tasks. This can help reduce stress and boost your sense of accomplishment.

One practical and exciting technique is to identify your top three daily goals.

They can be the most essential tasks that will have the most significant impact on your overall day. By limiting yourself to three goals, you can avoid the trap of trying to do too much and spreading yourself too thin. This focused approach allows you to give your full attention and energy to the tasks that truly matter.

When I do this, my days are easier, and I feel I have accomplished more than on the days when I run around like crazy.

Also, it’s important to be realistic with your expectations and not overload your to-do list. Be mindful of your energy levels and schedule breaks throughout the day to recharge and avoid burnout. By prioritizing your tasks and managing your energy effectively, you can reduce stress and increase productivity.

Prioritizing Self-Care for Better Days to Come

Another vital part of stress management is taking care of yourself. And as a highly sensitive person, you can’t do too much self-care. Self-care is like a magic potion that nourishes your mind, body, and soul, replenishing your energy reserves and reducing stress levels. (3)

So, what brings you joy? It could be taking a leisurely walk in nature, practicing yoga, or reading a good book. It’s like a little present you give yourself each day! 

Also ready, You need these mantras for self love.

Setting Boundaries

Now, let’s talk about boundaries. They’re like a superhero cape that protects your time, energy, and emotional well-being. If you constantly say “yes” to everyone and everything, you might be drowning in other people’s needs and expectations. It’s time to put on your life jacket and start setting some clear boundaries. You’ll be amazed at how much more time and energy you have for yourself when you communicate your needs effectively. 

Saying “no” to commitments that don’t align with your priorities, setting limits on your availability at work, or establishing clear communication guidelines in your relationships are all great ways to create boundaries. Setting boundaries is not about being selfish or uncaring. It’s about honoring your needs and creating a healthy balance in your life.

So, go ahead and give yourself permission to prioritize self-care and set some boundaries. Your future self will thank you!

Also read, Traits of Highly Sensitive Person Leads to Peri/Menopause Drama

And Anxiety Sleep Loss Solved for Sensitive People

Conclusion: Embracing a Better Days to Come Lifestyle

Are you tired of feeling like your to-do list is taking over your life? It’s time to say goodbye to that overwhelming stress and take control of your tasks! Remember, your to-do list should be a tool for progress, not a source of stress. So, shift your mindset and start focusing on what truly matters. Set realistic expectations, celebrate small victories, and keep your eye on the prize – peace. 

Take a deep breath and reevaluate your to-do list. Make sure you do what is most important, add in some self-care, and set boundaries. You want a life that’s both productive and fulfilling without the weight of stress and overwhelm.

(1) Stress and Mental Health: What You Can Do to Treat and Prevent Stress (

(2) The effects of perfectionism on mental and physical health (

(3) 8 Self-Care Tips To Manage Stress | Psych Central

Add a comment
+ show Comments
- Hide Comments

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Browse By Category






Register to receive my exclusive weekly newsletter delivered right to your inbox and full of all the right-at-the-moment information and encouragement you need.

Increase the vibe of your email.

Let's do it