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Overwhelmed

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

Alicia Hansen | Posted 03.27.2015 | 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 03.20.2015 | 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 03.16.2015 | 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 02.27.2015 | 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 02.20.2015 | 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 02.02.2015 | 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.

You're A Week A Way From A Less Chaotic Life

Nicole Liloia | Posted 03.13.2015 | Healthy Living
Nicole Liloia

There are times in our lives when we get really burnt out and everything overwhelms us. We feel disorganized, we become forgetful, and we can't keep up with our work. One way to deal with this is to take some time to declutter things in your life that are not working for you anymore.

Why 2015 Will Be the Year of the Powerhouse Woman

40 Percent and Rising | Posted 02.23.2015 | Women
40 Percent and Rising

My bet is that 2015 is going to be a year when we see powerhouse women rise, not just to add to the dialogue, but to take action and effect change on issues that matter to women everywhere. Here's why.

10 Foolproof Ways To Permanently Free Up More Time

| Jeff Haden | Posted 02.26.2015 | Small Business

Success is awesome but it comes with one unfortunate by-product: the more successful you are the busier you tend to be. Pretty soon you fall prey to t...

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.

Feeling Overwhelmed? Here's What to Do About It

William Anderson, MA, LMHC | Posted 01.17.2015 | Healthy Living
William Anderson, MA, LMHC

Developing the techniques and skills to avoid feeling overwhelmed and relieving it if it happens are key to solving the problem. Here are a few of the habits I've learned and teach that are a good start to getting a handle on it.

The Day I Stopped Seeing a To-Do List Everywhere I Turned

Vanessa Loder | Posted 01.17.2015 | Women
Vanessa Loder

Everywhere I looked, all I saw was a to-do list. Things that must be done, people to call, emails to send, things to be cleaned, reminders to be remembered. I wasn't present because I was too busy thinking about the future.

3 Keys for Finding Relief As an Overwhelmed Mom Entrepreneur

Katie O'Brien | Posted 01.06.2015 | Women
Katie O'Brien

From my experience with the beloved overwhelm, I've discovered three simple keys for instant relief when you're feeling overwhelmed. Plus these will even help eliminate future overwhelm from taking over. They're applicable to everyone's situation. Check them out below...

10 Ways To Stop Feeling Overworked And Overwhelmed

| Jeff Haden | Posted 10.17.2014 | Small Business

After reading an early version of a new book, I decided to do a quick survey during a speaking engagement. I asked the audience, "How many of you feel...

10 Signs You Are Giving Too Much

Christine Arylo | Posted 12.07.2014 | Healthy Living
Christine Arylo

While giving to others is a good and loving act, giving to the point of sacrificing your own health, wealth and happiness is not loving or good, because living this way is not loving to a very important person -- you.

I Wanted To Run Away Today

Kathy Radigan | Posted 11.18.2014 | Parents
Kathy Radigan

Today was one of those days where I questioned every choice I ever made in my 48 years on this planet. I thought back to a time in my life when my house was quiet, and all I had to think about was myself.

Dear Mom Who's Trying to Do It All

Kate Hall | Posted 11.16.2014 | Parents
Kate Hall

Stop trying to be perfect. Stop comparing yourself to others. Stop trying to meet everyone's expectations. You can't fix all your kids' problems and have all the answers. You can't heal all their wounds. Sometimes, you have to let things go.

The Simple Life

Lynn Shattuck | Posted 10.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Lynn Shattuck

If I try and squeeze it all in and hold it all together, it shows. I snap at my family. I miss out on much-needed sleep because my brain buzzes with my to-do list. I miss so many moments because I'm obsessing and worrying about everything I'm not doing. Saying no to opportunities that don't serve me helps. Yoga helps. Meditation helps. Writing helps.

How to Conquer 'Inboxitis' (and Enjoy the Rest of Summer)

Daniel B. Peters, Ph.D. | Posted 10.05.2014 | Healthy Living
Daniel B. Peters, Ph.D.

I was finding myself preoccupied with checking my phone at all hours of the waking day. Since I believe in the power of the mind and one's capacity to identify a problem and create a solution, I created a treatment plan, or better yet, a life plan, with the soul purpose of overcoming Inboxitis.

Why American Mothers Have Less Leisure Time And Find Ourselves Overwhelmed And Exhausted

Vanessa Loder | Posted 09.28.2014 | Parents
Vanessa Loder

Did you know that Danish mothers have, on average, one and a half hours of leisure time every day that is spent in "pure" or child-free time to themselves? American mothers, in contrast, have about thirty-six minutes a day to themselves.

Not Enough Time for Intimacy?

Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW | Posted 09.22.2014 | Healthy Living
Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW

Our health, career, financial well-being, relationships with family and friends, creative expression, and even spiritual life, all radiate out from the well being of that flourishing intimate partnership.