"Those who are doing good work, are following the calling of their life and who hope to do something of importance, and this often for the benefit of humanity. At times there may be periods of depression when they feel that the task they have undertaken is too difficult, and not within the power of a human being."
—Edward Bach, The Twelve Healers
This is the remedy for overwhelm, and specifically, the person feels overwhelmed by a perception of the enormity of the task at hand. Although typically competent and productive, they may get into circumstances where they realize they have taken on more than they can handle.
Keywords: Overwhelm, inability to face the task at hand, perception of the enormity of the task
Positive state: Feels capable and confident, sees tasks in proper perspective, knows that help is available