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Is Your To-Do List Doing You In?

Christine Hassler | Posted 06.30.2016 | Women
Christine Hassler

If you are feeling overwhelmed by everything you have to get done, it is time for a to-do list do over!

5 Surprising Steps to a More Effective To-Do List

Christine Carter, PhD | Posted 05.24.2016 | Healthy Living
Christine Carter, PhD

Below are the five steps to transform a long, overwhelming list of things into a high performing task-list. A note about format: You'll probably have to give up your pen and paper list for this one.

5 Things Amber Valletta's Addiction Can Teach You About Your Painful Emotions

Tree Franklyn | Posted 05.19.2016 | Healthy Living
Tree Franklyn

"I'm uncomfortable being a human being," says Amber Valletta, supermodel, actress and fashion icon, in this inspiring MindBodyGreen video about living...

Unraveling and How to Prevent It

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 05.06.2016 | Healthy Living
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Jane Simon, M.D.

The questions to ask is: What uproots and what anchors us? Discovering the answer and following the steps that connect and stabilize us, may prevent the treacherous state.

What to Do When You Are Overwhelmed

Melissa Heisler | Posted 04.28.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Melissa Heisler

What is your spaz point? What is the situation, the issue, the overload which finally takes you over the brink? What is the trigger that makes your brain turn to mush sending you into a self-replenishing stressed state? Uncover it and share it with a friend.

Giving things the attention they deserve...

Sherlyn Dorsey | Posted 04.28.2016 | Parents
Sherlyn Dorsey

As I sit and reflect about the times when i've felt most overwhelmed, frustrated and out of sorts, I am always hit with the glaring truth, it's becau...

6 Practical Ways to Cope With a Stressful Situation

Kate Snowise | Posted 04.28.2016 | Healthy Living
Kate Snowise

Here are six practical things to try that will hopefully help you feel a little more resilient.

How Being Playful Can Help You Avoid Burn Out

Hannah Massarella | Posted 04.15.2016 | Healthy Living
Hannah Massarella

Burn out isn't an inevitable outcome to a stressful work life, it can be avoided, but it takes conscious self care to ensure that happens. Being playful is just one strategy in the process.

8 Creative Entrepreneurs Give Advice on Dealing With Overwhelm

Mihai Herman | Posted 03.22.2016 | Business
Mihai Herman

You feel tired. You feel lost. There's so much to do, but you can't find the time to do it. Others are light years ahead of you. You feel like...

20 Tips to Eliminating Overwhelm

Lisa Wood | Posted 03.22.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Lisa Wood

You always have choices, and the choices you make will make or break your day. Be smart about it, and keep your head up. If it all falls apart, tomorrow is a new day.

Hell's Jenga

Rhiannon Giles | Posted 03.09.2016 | Parents
Rhiannon Giles

Kindergarten stresses me out. I don't think it is supposed to do that. But as I pull paper after crumpled paper from my daughter, Lorelei's, book bag ...

WATCH: Permission to Relax

Brad Yates | Posted 03.05.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Brad Yates

There are probably tons of things in your life that are demanding your attention, and it can be overwhelming. Because your well-being is so important...

Is Being Too Busy Bad for Business?

Michele Cuthbert | Posted 03.08.2016 | Business
Michele Cuthbert

We've all messed up our calendars on occasion. Some professionals laugh it off as being not so great at communicating regularly, even with their own team. But how many times can someone apologize and re-offend without hurting a business relationship?

5 Easy Morning Rituals That Can Reduce Stress and Overwhelm

Jennifer Twardowski | Posted 02.22.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Jennifer Twardowski

When we start our days with such a hectic and rushed routine, we're making ourselves start our days stressed out and overwhelmed. And, frankly, who really wants that? So here are five easy morning rituals that will reduce stress and overwhelm.

5 Keys to Unlocking Overwhelm

Amy Crumpton | Posted 02.22.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Amy Crumpton

Here's to kicking overwhelm to the curb, so it doesn't keep you from being awesome.

An Unusual (and Courageous) Strategy for Dealing With Exhaustion

Terrie Upshur-Lupberger | Posted 02.20.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Terrie Upshur-Lupberger

Of course the idea of letting our own life -- our thinking, our striving, our seeking -- lay fallow for a while is absolutely foreign in our culture, if not terrifying. The inner critic will worry and raise objections.

5 Steps For Moms to Regain Control Over Anxiety in Overdrive

Carly Snyder, MD | Posted 02.11.2016 | Parents
Carly Snyder, MD

Addressing this anxiety can be tricky, as it needs to be dampened down but is impossible to completely banish. If the goal was to rid a mom of all anxiety then the plan would be doomed to fail from the start.

8 Easy Ways to Uplift Your Mood

Tarynn Playle | Posted 02.10.2016 | Parents
Tarynn Playle

As a stay at home mom, I get overwhelmed a lot. The whining, the constant questions/requests, and the mess, make me completely forget about my potenti...

Overwhelmed and Over 50

Nancy Solomon | Posted 01.22.2016 | Fifty
Nancy Solomon

Before I learned to say, "Mama, Dada" I was coached to say, "Plan of Action." Okay, a little harsh. My mother was the most organized human being I h...

When Plan B Is Not an Option

Melissa Heisler | Posted 12.22.2015 | Healthy Living
Melissa Heisler

As we look toward the New Year, review your plans, hurdles, and challenges. What is the big scary mountain you need to head down? What are the "what ifs" holding you back? Are you ready to have the courage to take the next baby step toward your achieving your challenge?

5 Ways to Stop Surviving and Start Thriving

Danielle Dyball | Posted 12.08.2015 | Healthy Living
Danielle Dyball

Surviving differs a bit from thriving, doesn't it? To survive is the least one can do. It's just getting by, simply existing. No one wants that. It's so minimal, so basic, without meaning; lacking substance.

3 Surprising Ways to Feel Less Busy

Christine Carter, PhD | Posted 10.30.2015 | Healthy Living
Christine Carter, PhD

Although people tell me all the time they like feeling busy -- perhaps because it makes them feel important and significant -- I'm not buying it. Would you ever choose busyness over a more relaxed form of productivity?

How to Quiet Your Racing Thoughts When You're Highly Sensitive

Tree Franklyn | Posted 10.06.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Tree Franklyn

A few years ago I sat in bed at 3 a.m. looking out at a lonely full moon, frustrated and trying unsuccessfully to quiet the swarm of swirling, non-sto...

How to Immediately De-Stress When You Are Overwhelmed

Lisa K. | Posted 09.30.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Lisa K.

While life will always have its stressors, these are the few ways that I handle life's stress from overwhelm. They work for me every time.

Cures for Too Much

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.