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I Couldn't Stop

Tammy L. Coia | Posted 10.29.2015 | Fifty
Tammy L. Coia

I couldn't stop. The tears were streaming down my face, I couldn't breathe. I was stuck. Literally stuck. Was this a panic attack? Panic attack? I don't have panic attacks!

How Switching Your Mindset Helps Overcome Overwhelm

Nozomi Morgan | Posted 10.16.2015 | Business
Nozomi Morgan

Two of my one-on-one clients said the same thing during their private sessions: "I'm overwhelmed."

3 Easy Ways to Take Control of Your Inbox Now

Sarah Jensen | Posted 10.05.2015 | Business
Sarah Jensen

Is your inbox out of control? Does the thought of even opening your mail folder fill you with stress and dread? You're not alone.

Escape Your '9 to 5': Have a Clear Action Plan

Victoria A. Tiller | Posted 09.14.2015 | Business
Victoria A. Tiller

Making the leap from employee to boss requires a special commitment, a different mindset, and a clear plan of action. As you plan your "9-5" escape here a few things for you to consider.

The Real Reason You Procrastinate

Brian Whetten | Posted 09.08.2015 | Healthy Living
Brian Whetten

Procrastination isn't a character flaw. It's the byproduct of an inner conflict: a part of us wants to do something and another part doesn't. And the most common reason for procrastination is that it's the unavoidable cost of using stress as your primary fuel source.

5 Ways We Can Apply The Ancient Art of Feng Shui To Our Careers

Karen Trepte | Posted 07.29.2015 | Business
Karen Trepte

Feng shui is a Chinese philosophy of harmony. As an intuitive business coach, my clients regularly tell me that they feel out of alignment with their careers. It's during these times that I like to remind them about the ancient art of feng shui.

Ditch Work-Life Balance and Find Real Happiness: Part III

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 07.17.2015 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

Part III: Your Blissful You Hello there...nice to see you again! We've already spent some time together during the first two posts in this serie...

Learn To Say 'No' Like a Man

Dawn Falcone | Posted 07.15.2015 | Women
Dawn Falcone

Many women have trouble saying no for a variety of reasons. We are natural nurturers, we aim to please, we like to lighten others loads and then of course there's that thing called guilt. Saying yes all the time to things you do not want to do or have time for can lead to chaos in your life.

Overwhelmed or Overloaded?

Michael Neill | Posted 07.14.2015 | Healthy Living
Michael Neill

But when your mind is relatively clear and quiet, your own common sense and wisdom will prove a reliable guide as to how much you can usefully take on at any given time. And the best news of all is that clarity and peace of mind is never more than one thought away...

Ditch Work/Life Balance and Find Real Happiness: Part I

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 07.02.2015 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

Yes, living your all comes with sacrifice. But by getting rid of the things and relationships that make you only somewhat happy (or plain unhappy), you get to live a life filled with what you love best, and then focus on them with everything you've got.

It's Not You, It's Me: Are Your Behaviors Holding You Back?

Amanda Yuill | Posted 06.24.2015 | Business
Amanda Yuill

I recently made the leap from the relative comfort and security of the corporate world to running my own business. Oh, the expectations I had for my new life! I knew that when I was finally running my own show, I would be free to work in a way that reflected my true values of kindness, balance and peace - values that often seemed at odds with a successful corporate career.

3 Essential Steps to Clearing the Clutter in Your Head

Barb Abramson | Posted 06.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Barb Abramson

Sometimes we have to get rid of those things that aren't working any more in order to move forward with ones that are. Your clutter can actually be holding you back from your success.

The Unexpected Place You're Probably Overeating

Dr. Melissa McCreery | Posted 06.09.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Melissa McCreery

While productivity experts know clearly the importance of paying attention to transitions, busy high-performers can be terrible about this. In fact, it's a trouble spot that's usually ignored and it's a major cause of getting caught in vicious cycles with overwhelm, overload, and overeating.

10 Steps To Cope With Overwhelm

Lucie Lincoln | Posted 05.29.2015 | Healthy Living
Lucie Lincoln

Minimalism isn't about having nothing, instead it is about choosing to focus on what is important to you and cultivating that. It is about making conscious choices that match your intentions rather than just absorbing and collecting for the sake of it. So here are my 10 steps to use the principles of minimalism to rid yourself of overwhelm.

8 Ways to Combat Decision Fatigue

Lori Rochino | Posted 05.04.2015 | Healthy Living
Lori Rochino

It's a fact that decision fatigue can lead to analysis paralysis and overwhelm our daily lives. On the one hand, choices give us freedom and allow us to see the possibilities, especially for the important things in life. The downside is we are constantly bombarded with tiny decisions throughout the day.

5 Easy Ways to Get More Done

Colleen Arneil, PhD | Posted 03.31.2015 | Small Business
Colleen Arneil, PhD

With so many tasks to juggle you can easily wind up stressed and scattered. And that's a big problem because those feelings impact your ability to thrive in your business.

How To Stop Feeling Overwhelmed (For Good)

Sura | Posted 02.24.2015 | Healthy Living

Being overwhelmed is not a fact -- it's a state of consciousness that limits your freedom and happiness. It requires a shift in perspective. Bring yourself back to the present moment. Remember that you have a choice about the way you want to feel.

7 Simple Strategies to Help You De-Stress From Christmas Overwhelm

Peggy Nolan | Posted 02.21.2015 | Healthy Living
Peggy Nolan

Did you catch yourself swearing at the driver who just snagged the parking spot you've been waiting patiently for? Are your barking at the kids? Yo...

Neuroscience of Christmas Overwhelm!

Amy Brann | Posted 02.16.2015 | Business
Amy Brann

Not a blog post title I've ever read before...although the reality will likely be familiar to many. As I sit now overlooking the beautiful Clee Hill countryside my internal environment is slowly simmering down to match the tranquillity of my external environment.

Why Women Stay Stuck (And How to Get Unstuck)

Mia Redrick | Posted 02.04.2015 | Women
Mia Redrick

Nothing changes in our lives until we make a decision to move in a different direction. But how do we move when life paralyzes us by fear, anxiety and feelings of being overwhelmed? What do we do to get unstuck? Here are eight reasons why we find ourselves "stuck" and how to get unstuck.

Why Stopping to Smell the Roses Is Crucial for Your Business

Mercedes Maidana | Posted 02.01.2015 | Small Business
Mercedes Maidana

When one task gets crossed off of the list, three more show up. It is all part of growing your business, dreaming bigger and getting things done. We need to understand that there will never be a final line that we will cross before we are done and can take a break.

The Benefits of Forgetting

Hale Dwoskin | Posted 01.17.2015 | Healthy Living
Hale Dwoskin

When you let go of your emotional charges from your past, you retain the wisdom but stop overloading your system. This results in greater inner clarity and well-being. It also makes it much easier to learn and remember new information.

10 Easy Ways To Cope With Stress When You're Overwhelmed

Elyse Santilli | Posted 12.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Elyse Santilli

Just when life demands that you be charging ahead, firing on all cylinders, actioning to-do lists and kicking goals, your old frenemy Overwhelm decides to pay you a visit. Don't feel alone. It happens to the best of us. And there is hope.

What Do Steve, Arianna, Millie and Karen Have in Common?

Millie Grenough | Posted 11.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Millie Grenough

Photo: Jon Snyder/ | CC BY-NC Common element in Steve Jobs, Arianna Huffington, Millie Grenough, Karen Gomez: a) creativity b) crazy-busy...

Do Better, Not More: 7 Feminine Productivity Practices

Nisha Moodley | Posted 10.27.2014 | Women
Nisha Moodley

The next time your ambition is in overdrive and you just want to work-work-work, try one of these practices to feel productive, playful and free. You'll be amazed at how much you can accomplish when you do better, not more.