Posts Tagged ‘overwhelmed’

The Taco Salad Principle

There I was with an enormous serving of taco salad staring back at me. It was one BIG salad! No one seemed to notice, the family chatter continued around me like everything was normal. I suppose in some ways it was. This wasn’t the first time I’d faced an immense serving of taco salad. You…

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How to Simplify Your Schedule

I am no Imelda Marcos! The first lady of the Philippines was known for her extravagant lifestyle including her enormous shoe collection – 1060 pairs! My shoe collection: miniscule by comparison. That doesn’t mean I don’t appreciate a sweet pair of shoes. Back when I was in college, I had the privilege of spending a…

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Why You Bite Off More Than You Can Chew & What to Do!

Remember the game Chubby Bunny? I haven’t played Chubby Bunny for quite some time- at least not the version where you pop marshmallows into your mouth one by one until you are no longer able to say “chubby bunny.” Oh, no! Rather than popping sweet puffs of air into my mouth, my version of Chubby…

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Feeling Overwhelmed – A Surprising Contributor

I loved my treadmill. We enjoyed countless sweaty hours together: mornings when it was still too dark to be out and walking on narrow roads, rainy days, freezing days (yes, I am a wimp!) or when my time was significantly limited. I would play my favorite tunes and happily tackle my cardio. About 15 years…

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The Myth of “Extra-Ordinary”

As a child there were more than a few hints that I was determined and driven. Little things like starting my own library complete with the old school manila pockets in the back of each of my books with the book card neatly stuffed inside. Incidentally… for those of you who are old enough to…

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7 Tips to Help You Juggle Like a Pro

Lately I have been feeling a little like Veruca Salt from the movie Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory – I want it now! I want it all! Not so much material things – I want to do it all! Things didn’t go well for the spoiled Veruca. She was sent down the garbage shoot…

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