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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

How a former Live Nation CEO who was driven by fear learned to lead a life that matters

Jason Garner was stunningly successful. As a top executive at Live Nation, he promoted concerts of megastars like Beyonce and Jay-Z. But inside, he felt hollow. Then when his mother died, he decided to make a change.

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Why parents should stop hoping their kids will get married

Millennials aren’t getting married–and don’t really plan to

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Overwhelmed Help – Brigid Schulte

I know. I know. I, too, hate those overly sunny “Ten Ways to Take Back Your Time!” Listicles. That said. Here’s mine. It’s just a taste of what I learned on the journey from Time Confetti toward Time Serenity. Enjoy.

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On an international vacation, even unplugged teens find Turkish delights

In unfamiliar and beautiful new surroundings, a family gets to know one another in entirely different ways.

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A Millennial lost confidence when she couldn’t find a full-time job. Here’s how she got her mojo back.

Ashley Thompson has been unable to find a job after graduating from college. Embarrassed, she started isolating herself from friends. Our coach showed her how to feel good again, enhancing her ability to network and her life in general.

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Why many Americans are unhappy even when incomes are rising — and how we can change that

Why does America have more money than happiness? An economist and editor of the 2015 World Happiness Report offers some clues.

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