a load off mind
*a load off one's mindand *a weight off one's mind
Fig. the relief from a mental burden gained by saying what one is thinking or by speaking one's mind. (*Typically: get ~; take ~.) I think you'll feel better after you get a load off your mind.
a load off your mind
a big problem you do not have to worry about any more Finally getting a job was a huge load off my mind.
Usage notes: sometimes used with real: I'm so relieved I don't have to give a speech - it's a real load off my mind.