Your Default Settings Are Ruining Your Life

When was the last time you sent back an entree that wasn’t what you expected? Or declined to attend an event you weren’t in the mood for? Or unsubscribed from a daily email newsletter that you don’t read anymore?

How many times have you been voluntold (i.e., assigned a task that’s supposed to be voluntary) for a random task that you didn’t really care about or have time for, but still followed through?

If this sounds like you, you need to check your default settings. They’re set to “YES” and it’s ruining your life.

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7 Easy Ways to Fight Overwhelm in the Moment

Life comes at us from all directions, and sometimes, it can just be too much. As we juggle relationships, career, family, and passions, it’s easy to feel like we’re falling behind…or worse: that we were never even on track in the first place. *dramatic wall slide*
In an ideal world, we’d all be great at preventing overwhelm from settling in to begin with. But, alas—we have to start the journey from where we are now. So if you find yourself having a moment of debilitating despair, here are seven simple things you can do in the moment to get out from under the weight of overwhelm, and get back to life.

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