Sensory overload

My thoughts scatter
My energy drops
My emotions swell
My breath catches
I reach empty quickly,
want to fill my brain with nonsense or distraction
My ability to recall stretches and thins:
What’s that word or phrase again?

I remind myself:
This is not a catastrophe
it’s a sign I’ve done enough, had enough
I need time to recharge, refill

The best remedies:
Stepping outside to breathe in the cool air
taking walks
giving my system time
to find center once again.


One response to this post.

  1. Beautiful. “Find center once again”. Love it.


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