Mon, 13 October 2014
Our “to do” lists aren’t getting any shorter. And the organization tips in magazines only get us so far. We need a new way to think about overwhelm and productivity.
Lauren Fire interviews renowned sports psychologist and high performance consultant Loren Fogelman about overwhelm. Learn new ways to think about your particular brand of overwhelm and strategies for changing your relationship to the “to dos” in your life. Take back your power and feel stronger, more productive and happier with your accomplishments.
Bonus: To hear the entire tapping session between Lauren Fire and Loren Fogelman and to learn how to use tapping and the Emotional Freedom Technique to shift the beliefs that may be causing your overwhelm, visit the show notes page for this episode: InspiringMama.com/Overwhelm
Episode Quick Reference Guide:
4:40 - Loren talks about Wonder Woman Syndrome, how the quest for “doing it all” creates overwhelm, self-judgment, and inner criticism.
9:35 - Learn what causes overwhelm and how your belief structures influence how overwhelmed you feel on a regular basis.
12:50 – Understand negative self-talk and what you can do when self-criticism is causing you to feel more overwhelmed.
17:50 – Learn how shifting from “perfectionism” to “excellence” can shift your experience of your to-do list
20:25 – How a simple strategy you can do yourself, called the Emotional Freedom Technique (aka “tapping”) can shift the beliefs that are causing your overwhelm
28:00 - Loren’s advice for moms struggling with overwhelm and monster to-do lists.