How to Find your Footing During Periods of Overwhelm

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Spring can sometimes be hard for me, especially this year when there's a huge outward swell of connection and socialization after the inward year of isolation.

Because our modern culture is already excess in its addiction to Spring energy, it’s already easy to get out of balance with this season.

I’ve been hearing from you that this Spring has been overwhelming. It’s been overwhelming for me too.

So I’m going to share a few practices that help me, and that I lean in to during times of overwhelm.

The first practice is to set BOUNDARIES.

Boundaries are all the hype these days, and there’s a good reason for that. Without boundaries, you don’t know where you end and the rest of the world begins. You can’t feel what you need as easily, and you certainly can’t take care of what you need if you don't know what it is you need.