Episode 10: What to Do When it All Seems Overwhelming
What do you do when the pressures of life mount and you feel like you might just break at any given moment?
How can you stop living in a perpetual state of overwhelm and chaos?
Will you ever get the chance to live out that dream God placed in your heart?
If you’ve ever asked yourself any of these questions, or you just feel a little off-kilter right now, then this podcast episode is for you.
In this episode you’ll hear:
- An exhortation that you are not at the mercy of your circumstances
- Three steps you can take right now to get back to a heart of rest
- Encouragement to put to death two lies that are keeping you in a perpetual state of overwhelm
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- 5:58 – Realizing that I’m not at the mercy of my circumstances
- 6:23 – Overcoming the mindset that I can’t do ministry and have a family
- 7:01 – Learning that seasons come and seasons go, and living seasonally is a part of life and ministry as Christians
- 7:53 – The moment when I found myself on the brink of burnout
- 8:28 – Signs that I have hit the brink of burnout
- 9:30 – What to do when you hit seasons of overwhelm
- 14:37 – Hitting refresh on our routines and setting boundaries on our habits
- 16:36 – What to do once you start feeling back on top again
- 17:07 – The key to truly getting out of the state of overwhelm
- 19:59 – As women we tend to live in a perpetual state of overwhelm
- 20:16 – Our need to understand a couple of lies we are believing that perpetuate this cycle of overwhelm
- 22:13 – The first lie we believe that keeps us in the perpetual state of overwhelm
- 30:01 – The second lie we believe that keeps us in the perpetual state of overwhelm
Links from this Episode:
- Canva.com (a free tool for creating printable checklists for your family)
- Seasonal Meal Planning
- Unoffendable: How Just One Change Can Make All of Life Better, by Brant Hansen
- Stepping Heavenward, by Elizabeth Prentiss
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Leigh Ann, this is wonderful!! God bless you for being obedient to Holy Spirit and sharing wisdom that we all need to know. Keep up the amazing job, sis!
Life can definitely hit us where it hurts, often. Thankfully, our God is always faithful!