What do you do when you feel overwhelmed?

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Interviewer: What do you do when you feel overwhelmed?

Bill: When I am stressed out or feel overwhelmed, I usually take a break from work. I either go and get a cup of coffee, take a walk in the park, go to the gym for a quick workout, or get a bite to eat with someone.

Interviewer: Why do you think these activities are helpful?

Bill: I think that if you work when you are overwhelmed or stressed out, then you are more likely to make mistakes and it will actually create more work for you to do. So, I think the best thing you can do is to take your mind off of your work for a little bit, and then come back refreshed.

Interviewer: That makes sense. How often do you feel overwhelmed at your job?

Bill: To be honest, I almost never feel overwhelmed at work. But from time to time, I feel stressed out when I have to make a very important decision.

Interviewer: I think we all feel that way sometimes.

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