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“When you do nothing, you feel overwhelmed and powerless.
But when you get involved, you feel the sense of hope and accomplishment.”
“The secret to getting ahead is getting started.
The secret to getting started is to break complex, overwhelming tasks
into small, manageable tasks, and then start on the first one.”
in Quality of Life
As a human being in the 21st century, chances are you have a career to build, a family to care for, a household to manage, bills & taxes to pay, and a burning desire to improve every area of your life.
Sometimes you have so much going on, you feel like your head might explode.
And you’re not alone. The feeling of overwhelm is spreading like a disease throughout modern culture… and rightfully so.
Our limited human attention spans are in a constant tug-of-war with countless demands, distractions, and desires… and they’re increasing exponentially with each passing year.
The modern world’s incessant need for “more, better, faster” creates a sense of urgency and inadequacy, and leaves us feeling that our happiness, contentment and desired state of being are perpetually “just around the corner” -- always the next goal away, just out of reach.
Even as the highly conscious, ultra-intentional Lifebook Members we are…
We all face challenges in life that threaten to sweep us off our feet.
Enter emotional overwhelm… that paralyzing cocktail of stress, worry, helplessness and disempowerment that tries to convince you of your inability to cope with the circumstances and challenges of life.
Overwhelm overrides our ability to see things clearly and take conscious action, by making our problems appear bigger and closer than they actually are.
But here’s a truly
Overwhelm is less about what’s going on outside of you, and more about what’s going on inside of you.