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Named 1 of the Washington Post’s 50 Notable Nonfiction Books of the Year!

Named a Good Reads finalist for Best Business Book of 2014!

From Time Confetti to Time Serenity: Overwhelmed is both a map of the stresses that have ripped our leisure to shreds and a blueprint for how to put the pieces back together. What Brigid Schulte offers us is a revelatory, at times hilarious, and at heart optimistic view of how we can begin to find time for the things that matter most and live more fulfilled lives.

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About Brigid Schulte

About Brigid Schulte

Brigid Schulte is an award-winning journalist for the Washington Post and Washington Post magazine. She was part of a team that won the Pulitzer Prize. She is also a fellow at the New America Foundation. She lives in Alexandria, Virginia with her husband and two children. She grew up in Oregon and spent summers in Wyoming, where she did not feel overwhelmed.

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Brigid's Articles

To raise healthy adults, this stressed-out mom realized she needed to be a better role model

Cristina Diaz De Lezana realized she had to change if she was to be the kind of adult she hoped her kids will one day become

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The first ‘female Viagra’ is here. Who wants it?

The epic quest to find a pink pill. And why it is far from over.

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It’s 2016. It’s Time to Get Real about how we Work and Live

When I was finishing my book on time pressure and modern life and casting about for ideas for a book cover, a well-meaning editor of mine said he had a great one: “Picture this,” he said excitedly, “A woman in a business suit and high heels in soft focus. Steering a grocery cart.” I groaned. […]

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It’s 2016. Time to Get Real About How We Work and Live.

When I was finishing my book on time pressure and modern life and casting about for ideas for a book cover, a well-meaning editor said he had a great one: a woman in a business suit and heels with a grocery cart. I groaned. It’s time to get the way we …

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How this Millennial stopped his non-profit career from taking over his life

Jose Angel Vargas spent all his time at work. What he wanted was time for a life

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This wellness entrepreneur teaches others how to de-stress, but she had to learn to practice what she preaches

Michelle Mitchell was straining to meet the demands of work and life. Here’s how she learned to overcome the limiting beliefs that were keeping her out of balance

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