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11/02/2011 04:32 pm ET Updated Oct 24, 2014

Overextended? 13 Signs You Need a Break

There's busy.

Then there's too busy.

Busy is running from one appointment to the next. Too busy is running over someone on your way to the next appointment (physically, vehicularly, whatever). Busy is leaving your cell phone behind at the grocery store. Too busy is leaving your kid behind at the grocery store.

And then there's the biggest of all ironies -- we want to cut back, but frankly, we just don't have the time to figure out how to do it.

Sound familiar? Well, we're here to do an intervention -- a time intervention. Today, we'll help you figure out if your life is starting to burst at the seams when it comes to your time. If it is, you need a wake-up call to reset priorities, because there is no shakier foundation for healthy, balanced living (and healthy, balanced money management) than not having the space and breathing room that time provides in our lives.

If you've crossed over the line into too busy, you'll need to reset your foundation: Maybe it means taking a day off from work to reassess your life priorities. Maybe it means evaluating what your time is worth and outsourcing chores like housekeeping or laundry. Maybe it means taking a break from social engagements for a little while to focus on building the right foundation.

Here are 13 signs that you might need a time overhaul in your life--and easy tips on how to get started, today.

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This post was originally published on Learnvest.