Overwhelmed Caregiver Quotes

It is normal for a caregiver to feel overwhelmed. The devastating feelings of overwhelm can arise out of nowhere. You might feel submerged in a sea of words, emotions, and physical sensations that you might not be able to explain to anyone. Research suggests that caregivers can experience intense stress. It is the price we caregivers pay for keeping our loved ones feeling safe and comfortable. The following overwhelmed caregiver quotes will help you quieten your mind

Here are the best overwhelmed caregiver quotes 

No need to hurry. No need to sparkle. No need to be anybody but oneself.

Virginia Woolf

Every kid needs one place they can escape to when life gets to be too much.

Lisa Fipps
stop relax breathe pray resume
by anonymous

The mind can’t delete what the heart won’t let go of.

Peggy Toney Horton

The grass is not ‘greener’ on the other side – it is just another shade of green.

Annika Sorensen
pause breathe ponder choose do
by anonymous

No one expects perfection, except when they do, which is always.

Kelli Russell Agodon

Listen, there are other things in life besides the day-to-day, all of this is great but really, it’s going nowhere… It seems like I don’t have time to do anything. I’m stuck… I do a million things and nothing comes out…

Dominique Goblet

Bored with the upsetting realities of the day? Then leave yourself to the calming mysteries of the night!

Mehmet Murat ildan

There’s no clear water from a muddy well. All you can do is let the silt settle until the water clears otherwise it will taste sour. 

Patrick Rothfuss
less haste more speed
by anonymous

Holding on to the past will hold you down in life. Learn from it but move on.

Jonathan Anthony Burkett

You know things are dull when the dead start wandering off.

Chris Colfer
courage does not always roar
by anonymous

There’s no point in reacting to a lack of calm in a way that makes you even less calm.

Claudia Gray

I had a dream that I was being drowned in a flood and I realized it was a flood of people.

Ellen Burstyn

When sleep puts an end to delirium, it is a good symptom.

listen more
by anonymous

I don’t cry. I refuse to get depressed or overwhelmed. Feelings like these are for people who don’t have such elaborate to-do lists.

Janine Urbaniak Reid


Most people fail to breathe properly when they feel overwhelmed. The most important thing to do when you feel overwhelmed is to perform some breathing exercises. You will feel relaxed instantly. Also, don’t be harsh on yourself. Caregiving is not easy. Take a break from whatever you are doing. Maybe have some warm tea.

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