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Dawn Falcone | Posted 09.01.2015 | Healthy Living
Dawn Falcone

Getting organized is a life changing habit. Life changing habits take time, effort and practice to implement. It's a marathon, not a race so keep at it. The benefits will make the process completely worth it.

Buried Under 'Yes'

Erin Parker | Posted 08.31.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Erin Parker

I could feel the tears welling up in my eyes, impossible to breathe away or hold back. I couldn't go into my classroom full of students and let them s...

6 Steps to Stop Feeling Overwhelmed

Dawn Falcone | Posted 08.11.2015 | Healthy Living
Dawn Falcone

I have strategies to stop overwhelm in its tracks and I want to share them with you because one less stressed out person running around the world is a good thing.

6 Cures for the 'Not Enough' Blues

Dawn Falcone | Posted 07.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Dawn Falcone

It doesn't take a rocket scientist to realize that if you keeping focusing on "not enough" you in turn will not have enough. A small shift has to happen. Spend a bit of time practicing the six steps above and mix it with a little gratitude.

Overcoming Overwhelm In Your Life and Business As A Leader

Ellevate | Posted 07.22.2015 | Women
Ellevate

I mean, we all know that, if you are not well taken care of... there is no way that you can take care of anyone else -- clients, students, family, friends and customers. Right? Are you wondering what you have to do to get through the storm? I have listed five steps to "overcome the overwhelm."

A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to My Daughter's Wedding

Greg Frucci | Posted 07.21.2015 | Weddings
Greg Frucci

An ability I have gets the best of me sometimes. When I keep a straight face, sometimes I'm really being real. At the rehearsal dinner for my daught...

Can a Bridezilla be Tamed?

Claire Enston | Posted 07.13.2015 | Weddings
Claire Enston

Planning a wedding can be stressful, there are lots of decisions to make! It's impossible to make every decision at the same time, so it makes sense to break them down into areas. Focus on one thing at a time so you avoid overwhelm.

3 Very Good Reasons to Procrastinate This Summer

Dorothy Breininger | Posted 07.05.2015 | Healthy Living
Dorothy Breininger

Summer time is a perfect time to attack those long-awaited projects, right? Well, we thought we wanted to do them but realize we need a break. Is there ever a time to say procrastination is not such a bad thing? Read on to find out.

The Torture of Our Tired Times and What to Do About Our Sleep Deprived Situation

Kay Tacke Morse | Posted 07.01.2015 | Healthy Living
Kay Tacke Morse

Being sleepy stinks. Being exhausted feel like our nails are clinging near off the edge of sanity. Being zombie assed catatonic tired can ruin us. Why are we all so sleepy? And what the hell do we do about it?

Waiting For Permission To Quit

Katie O'Brien | Posted 06.09.2015 | Women
Katie O'Brien

For most of my life, I've been seeking permission and validation to move forward -- everything from what sport to play as a kid to what area of concentration I was focusing on in college to what clothes I wore or car I drove as an adult. I was always being unconsciously influenced by others.

7 Ways To Prevent Work Burnout

Nicole Williams | Posted 05.20.2015 | Business
Nicole Williams

The last time I spoke to Emily she was on the verge of tears -- she's tired and overwhelmed. If you can relate, try these tricks to fight off burnout at the office.

Taming the Frenzy: Staying Calm When the Unexpected Happens

Ellen G. Goldman | Posted 05.12.2015 | Healthy Living
Ellen G. Goldman

When frenzy shows up, our emotional brain hijacks our cognitive brain, and we are spinning. How we react in that very moment has a huge impact on whether life unravels or if we muster the energy to deal with the problem the best we can. Often our reaction at that very moment will determine how we feel for hours, days or even weeks ahead.

5 Things Moms (Yes, Moms) Need to Know About Meditation

Hunter Clarke-Fields | Posted 06.16.2015 | Parents
Hunter Clarke-Fields

All of those reasons we're overwhelmed are all the reasons that we moms may need it more than anyone else. We mamas need to know about some of amazing effects of meditation. Things that can help us with all of our stress and overwhelm.

Today, I'm Drowning In Parenthood

Stephanie Jankowski | Posted 06.14.2015 | Parents
Stephanie Jankowski

For a second, I think about just leaving. Running away. How long would it be until they noticed? Where would I even go? I don't leave, of course, but today would be a great day to take off. Today, I am drowning in parenthood.

The Last Thing I Thought I Would Be Thankful For

Mona Kelly | Posted 06.13.2015 | Parents
Mona Kelly

I strongly believe that our pain, whichever it comes from, is on purpose. It helps us grow and give birth to a better version of ourselves. It is hard to be thankful for our pain but, if we shift perspective, we realize it always brings us a lesson in disguise.

My Wake-Up Call Came in the Form of a Broken Face

Alicia Hansen | Posted 05.27.2015 | Healthy Living
Alicia Hansen

By taking the time out for myself and doing these simple acts of self-care you, I am no longer unfulfilled, exhausted, running around in a frantic state or on auto-pilot. Instead, I am present, I feel connected to myself, and those around me and for the first time feel like I am living life on purpose.

How To Quit Being Overwhelmed For Good

Kate Bartolotta | Posted 05.20.2015 | Healthy Living
Kate Bartolotta

When we start practicing this with simple things -- everyday things that aren't emotionally charged -- we make it easier to do when we need help with big things, or when we need to be vulnerable about big things. Asking other people for help isn't being a burden; it's part of making the world a better place.

Living in Pencil

Rachel Verlik | Posted 05.16.2015 | Healthy Living
Rachel Verlik

Living in pencil has allowed me permission to be flexible and reminded me it's okay to readjust. I'm still working towards my goals, just not in the order I thought.

Overwhelmed By Your Life? Perhaps It Is Time to Simplify

Melissa Heisler | Posted 04.29.2015 | Healthy Living
Melissa Heisler

If you had millions of dollars, what would you do? Buy an expensive house and car? How about a used van and park it by the ocean? That is exactly what...

Live Your Best Life By Removing The Superwoman Cape

Dr. Tiffany D. Sanders | Posted 04.22.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Tiffany D. Sanders

People with this syndrome have an irrational belief that puts an extraordinary amount of pressure on women to look beautiful, stay in shape, take care of the home, solve and fix everyone's problems while succeeding at work. Truthfully, this woman is fictional.

Stop Overwhelm With This Question

Dr. Karuna Sabnani | Posted 04.04.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Dr. Karuna Sabnani

Remember this simple, but life-changing tip constantly. Remember it especially if you find yourself getting overwhelmed or unhappy with what's happening in your life,"What can I do right NOW?" What action can you take in every moment? Inevitably, and almost like magic, the bigger picture opens to you and the next steps show up on their own accord.

Have You Become a Type A Personality?

Melissa Heisler | Posted 03.31.2015 | Healthy Living
Melissa Heisler

The concept of a Type A personality has not been around for long. It was actually identified in the 1950s by two cardiologists, Drs. Meyer Friedman and Ray Rosenman, who were studying coronary heart disease. They found a link between personality types and heart disease.

How to Schedule Self-Care and Stop Feeling Overwhelmed at the Same Time

Helen Butler | Posted 03.30.2015 | Healthy Living
Helen Butler

No matter how overwhelmed, how exhausted, how frustrated you are, there is always a way to care for yourself.

5 Simple Techniques to Get Unstuck

Melissa Heisler | Posted 03.29.2015 | Healthy Living
Melissa Heisler

To begin reframing your viewpoint and recognize the good, try to either think of five things to be grateful for before you step foot out of bed every morning or at the end of your day write a list of the good things that happened. When we can shake loose from our fear and negativity, we find the courage to step ahead.

How To Overcome Self-Doubt

Megan Schopieray | Posted 03.20.2015 | Healthy Living
Megan Schopieray

If you've run out of steam, maybe it's your body trying to tell you something. When you are feeling overwhelmed, instead of giving up, just take a break. Don't abandon ship, just give yourself a moment. Take a nap. Take a walk. Do something else and come back later feeling refreshed.