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
dancing
sleeping
giving my system time
to find center once again.

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One response to this post.

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

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