Some of us feel overwhelmed from time to time. Some of us feel overwhelmed all the time. Regardless of which camp you fall into, there are, according to Harvard Business Review (HBR), five self-sabotaging mistakes we all make when we are in an overwhelmed state. To learn more, check out the entire HBR article here.
When you feel overwhelmed, you may react in ways that not only don’t help the situation, but that even make it worse. Maybe you’re oblivious to these patterns, or you know what they are but struggle to do anything about them. The following are five common self-sabotaging mistakes overwhelmed people tend to make.