Take a deep breath, and reflect what is occupying your mind now.
This is not a meditation exercise, it is my attempt to make you understand need to resolve your mind.
For me, personally, my mind is peaceful when I don’t wish to resolve anything.
I feel the discomfort when I have something unresolved running at the back of my mind.
It is occupying my mental RAM (random access memory) that doesn’t support me to move on to the next demanding task.
If you open the task manager on your PC, you may find a list of processes and apps that you might have opened a while ago to complete some task. Now probably you have moved to some other task that needs your attention. For the sake of argument, it is a heavy design application or a spreadsheet that you wish you work on. However, with the limited available RAM your PC struggles to run these heavy applications.
It stalls, current applications crash and you get annoyed. If you are a little tech savvy, you might proceed to quit apps that are occupying significant memory.
You may force quit certain RAM hungry applications.
And then get back to what was important.
Our mind sometimes works in similar ways.
Small conflicts, and pending tasks can occupy a lot of mind space.
Unfortunately, there is no force quit button that we could use. We just can’t quit processes, they need to be resolved.
What needs to be resolved, needs to be resolved. Everything needs resolution, that new mobile phone you might need. The repair your fridge needs. That difficult conversation you need to have with your boss. That time you need to give to your partner in order to set the relationship right.
That will free-up your mind for next big tasks that you have to prioritize.