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Feeling Overwhelmed

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.

How Contemplative Photography Will Change Your Life by Changing How You See

Julie DuBose | Posted 05.05.2014 | Healthy Living
Julie DuBose

The way we see ourselves and our world is held together by the way we sort our experience. We constantly evaluate everything we see and hear based on what we think we know about it already.

Eggnog for Exhausted Moms: Mindfulness, Meditation, and Sleep

Karen Brody | Posted 02.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Karen Brody

Today I use yoga nidra meditation to manage my current stage of life: technology overload, parental overwhelm, and fatigue from all the doing.

Dropping Out Of The Cult Of Busy

Mary Beth Maziarz | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Mary Beth Maziarz

I made a sign for the craft studio that says "I can do ANYTHING, but I can not do EVERYTHING. Especially at once." So I'm going to take my own advice.

13 Questions To Ask Yourself If You're Feeling Overwhelmed

Posted 10.08.2013 | OWN

You skipped breakfast, your boss moved your deadline to the end of the day and you forgot to wear deodorant (again!). What do you do when it all...

3 Ways to Be More Efficient

Eden Kozlowski | Posted 11.03.2013 | Healthy Living
Eden Kozlowski

Why are you driven? If you have a packed schedule, why? What is important to you in your life? Reflect, breathe and be honest with yourself. This is your life we are talking about.

Feeling Overwhelmed Can Feel Overwhelming

Mary Walker Baron | Posted 04.13.2013 | Healthy Living
Mary Walker Baron

If I find myself unable to move from the enormity of the forest, it's time to focus on just one tree. If that one tree seems like too much, it's time to focus on one branch or one leaf of that one tree. Narrowing the focus to the minutiae of the situation can make the forest seem more manageable.

WATCH: How To Break The Vicious Cycle Of Stress

Posted 01.24.2013 | Healthy Living

Stress is a vicious cycle: We get stressed out by a seemingly-interminable to-do list, and then that stress interferes with accomplishing our goals. ...

Too Busy To Read This Blog? Try This To Stress Less

Michael S. Broder, Ph.D. | Posted 12.02.2012 | Healthy Living
Michael S. Broder, Ph.D.

Access your place of power when the juggling begins to feel out of hand. Tasks or roles that start to feel like just "going through the motions" can feel more meaningful or important when you are confronting them as your optimal and most present self.

Waving the Overwhelm Banner

Clarissa Burt | Posted 10.13.2012 | Small Business
Clarissa Burt

Now the big "O" word has taken over. Yes, being overwhelmed, on the move and busy, busy, busy is trending everywhere.

Why Summer Reading Lists Bum Me Out

Delia Lloyd | Posted 08.17.2011 | Books
Delia Lloyd

If you're like me, summer reading lists don't inspire excitement or inspiration. They merely inspire dread and a looming sense of failure.