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Exhaustion

I'm Not Tired!!!

Lynn Harris Leshem | Posted 04.17.2014 | Women
Lynn Harris Leshem

Living every day to its fullest doesn't have to mean cramming three days worth of life into a one day bag. It doesn't have to mean living the most extraordinary, action-packed, blisteringly important day of your life. It just means a full day.

A New Dad's Sincere Thank You To His Barista

Beau Coffron | Posted 04.11.2014 | Parents
Beau Coffron

Thanks for understanding that being a parent sometimes leaves me like this.

The Moment I Knew: When I Passed Out In Front Of Loehmann's

Posted 04.09.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Fran Pastore, President and CEO of Connecticut's Women's Business Development Council, knew something wrong with her -- but had no idea what -- after ...

What I Want To Say When You Ask 'How Are You?'

Cara Paiuk | Posted 03.26.2014 | Parents
Cara Paiuk

The truth of the matter is I am too overtired, overwhelmed, and overworked most of the time to do anything other than to keep on treading water.

Maxed Out Parents: 5 Strategies to Ease Burnout

Paula Davis-Laack | Posted 04.09.2014 | Parents
Paula Davis-Laack

Six specific sources of burnout have been identified, and to date, much of the research about these sources has been related to work; however, I am surprised at how well they translate to non-work and specifically, to parenting.

Wanted: Personal Assistant

Sharon Kay Edwards | Posted 02.16.2014 | Parents
Sharon Kay Edwards

Finish my Christmas shopping -- with your own money. Wrap said Christmas presents beautifully. Find my sunglasses. Make a kick-ass gingerbread house that looks like the Witch's cottage from Hansel and Gretel so that I can look like all the other awesome moms on Pinterest.

The Stress Solution We Should Be Practicing

meQuilibrium | Posted 01.29.2014 | Healthy Living
meQuilibrium

Stress isn't out there -- it's how you respond to stress that determines your experience. Thoughts and words are a critical part of that because they mirror how you interpret what's going on around you.

6 Signs You're Pushing Yourself Too Hard

Posted 08.05.2013 | OWN

By Corrie Pikul You can brush off your friend's comments about how she never sees you anymore and your parents' concerns that you're working too ha...

The Real Reason Parents Are Always Tired

Mike Julianelle | Posted 08.12.2013 | Parents
Mike Julianelle

Of course, being exhausted is not just for parents. Once you hit a certain age, energy is just harder to come by; pretty much everyone I know is exhausted all the time. It's just life. But as a parent, there is one primary reason I am always so tired.

10 Signs You're Burnt Out

LearnVest | Posted 06.02.2013 | Small Business
LearnVest

Looking back, it's obvious that my lifestyle wasn't sustainable. But back then, I wore my workaholism like a badge of honor. The way I saw it, I had an awesome job and would work as hard as it took to do well. Instead, it was a classic case of burnout.

The Magic of a Napkin Dispenser

Melissa Sher | Posted 05.19.2013 | Parents
Melissa Sher

As babies like to do when their mothers are seconds away from taking the first bite of a meal, my infant son started to cry. He was crying because he was hungry. I tried to decide if I should feed him or just eat a few bites of bagel myself. Feed him or eat? Feed him or eat?

Loving Yourself in 2013

Amanda Slavin | Posted 02.26.2013 | Healthy Living
Amanda Slavin

I believe 2013 is a tipping point: the year where those who have survived during the recession, who have been bombarded all year long, will realize that life is too short to not make the time for the people you love or -- most importantly -- to make the time to love yourself.

Making Friends Takes a Lot of Energy. Is It Worth It?

Shasta Nelson, M.Div. | Posted 02.02.2013 | Healthy Living
Shasta Nelson, M.Div.

May you be reminded that your willingness to engage, to meet new people, to initiate the next get-together, to schedule women into your life and to foster these friendships over time is proving to raise your wellbeing! And don't we all want that?

8 Surprising Reasons You're Still Tired

Posted 06.03.2013 | OWN

By Corrie Pikul Are you dragging through your days even though you get eight hours at night? Here's what could be affecting you. As a remind...

Healing the Healer

Dr. Patricia Fitzgerald | Posted 01.23.2014 | TED Weekends
Dr. Patricia Fitzgerald

We sometimes forget that those great minds in medicine live in a body -- a human body. Those bodies need restorative sleep, nourishing food, stable blood sugar, exercise, and time for connection, reflection, and community.

7 Things Every Exhausted Woman Should Do For Herself

Posted 10.30.2012 | OWN

By Corrie Pikul How to be there for everyone who needs you -- without turning into a Chardonnay-chugging, corn-chip-snarfing hot mess. As a ...

Getting through the Exhaustion of Your First Trimester

Brett Blumenthal | Posted 11.28.2012 | Parents
Brett Blumenthal

If you are in your first trimester and the exhaustion feels all too consuming, try some of these coping strategies.

WATCH: Arianna Talks Sleep On 'CBS This Morning'

Huff TV | Posted 08.12.2012 | Healthy Living
Huff TV

Arianna appeared on 'CBS This Morning' to discuss the health benefits of sleep. "It's important to prioritize it, to really make an appointment with ...

System Failure: Adrenal Fatigue

Brooke Siler | Posted 08.06.2012 | Healthy Living
Brooke Siler

Adrenal fatigue is often cloaked in a veil of "busy-ness," and so fatigue is to be an "expected" consequence, but where are the edges of that veil? And how do we lift them to see clearly?

How to Meet Your Mother

Ellen Dolgen | Posted 06.27.2012 | Fifty
Ellen Dolgen

Celebrate Mother's Day by sharing your experiences with your children and encouraging them to share with you. Sit down with your own mother and chat about her life's journey.

Is Stress a Choice?

Laura Norman | Posted 06.16.2012 | Healthy Living
Laura Norman

The true nature of stress is that it starts within each of us. And since it does, we can do something about it. Choose to start taking back control of your life right now. Make reflexology a part of your action plan.

WATCH: 5 Reasons Why You May Always Be Tired

Posted 05.14.2012 | Fifty

We all have days when we can barely drag ourselves out of bed, but what should you do if you are constantly battling fatigue? In the above video, Dr. ...

How Did I Become The Only Parent?

Nancy Alvarez | Posted 01.21.2012 | Divorce
Nancy Alvarez

I have said this before, but holding back on the anger, or sharing it with adult friends so you can be there for the children during the initial stages of a divorce, is very important.

When You Are Too Exhausted to Move, Move for More Energy

Judith J. Wurtman, PhD | Posted 12.26.2011 | Healthy Living
Judith J. Wurtman, PhD

My body seemed to be saying that my exhaustion required my becoming even more inert than I was in the car. But my body's message should have been this: Start moving and your energy will return.

Excuse: I'm Too Tired to Live My Passion

Holly Sidell | Posted 08.23.2011 | Los Angeles
Holly Sidell

Lately, I've been tired. And my body has been heavy, sore, and stiff. I haven't had the energy to write, and it's taken all the adrenaline (and some...