OverwhelmedWork, Love and Play When No One Has The Time



The Book

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

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Getting away for vacation – and enjoying it – may require learning some new skills.

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It’s striking how gay couples run their households compared to straight couples

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This working mom got back to the gym after switching the self-talk from ‘I can’t because’ to ‘How can I?’

Zuraya Tapia-Hadle’s need to be a perfect mom was jeopardizing her health. Our coach helped her make time for her own needs.

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Health experts have figured out how much time you should sit each day

Spoiler alert: You will probably want to stand up from your desk while you read this.

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