What do you say in English....if you feel really stressed?

I hear non-natives say: My head is full. That sounds odd.

Any thoughts?
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If your head/mind is full, it can be near to bursting (metaphorically of course). A thing that is near to bursting, breaking, falling down, etc. is stressed/under stress.
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I'm really stressed out.
I'm ready to climb the walls.

Not, My head is full.

CalifJimNot, My head is full.



I got a heart full of pain, head full of stress
Head full of anger, held in my chest
And everything left's a waste of time
I hate my rhymes, but hate everyone else's more
I?m riding on the back of this pressure
Guessing that it's better I can't keep myself together
Because all of this stress gave me something to write on

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My head is full of something is ok.

Just 'my head is full' is not.
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Nona The BritMy head is full of something is ok.

Just 'my head is full' is not.


My head is full today. I can't handle it.
That sounds quite odd to me.
"quite odd"

I'll second that.

Anyway, the o.p. asked What do you say ..., so I answered what I say. That doesn't mean others don't say other things. (No, I did not take it as 'impersonal you'.)

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