Overwhelm isn’t caused by what’s happening TO you. Overwhelm is a physical, emotional, and psychological reaction to a pattern of beliefs, language, attention and behavior. It comes from how you are processing what’s happening in your outer world.

Here are a few resources that compliment End Overwhelm Now to assist in the quest to eradicate Overwhelm!

Environment
https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/rewired-the-psychology-technology/201204/attention-alert-study-distraction-reveals-some

Mental Health concerns
https://www.mentalhealth.gov/
https://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/find-help/index.shtml National Institute of Mental Health

Chapter 2
Stress in America Survey, American Psychological Association: http://www.apa.org/news/press/releases/stress/2015/snapshot.aspx

Decision Fatigue: http://www.nytimes.com/2011/08/21/magazine/do-you-suffer-from-decision-fatigue.html http://www.huffingtonpost.com/lacey-craig/5-ways-to-minimize-decisi_b_9623396.html

Book: Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion by Dr. Robert Cialdini

Chapter 4
Epigenetics:
www.WhatIsEpigenetics.com https://www.theguardian.com/science/occams-corner/2014/apr/25/epigenetics-beginners-guide-to-everything

Chapter 5
Smiling reduces stress: http://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/simply-smiling-can-actually-reduce-stress-10461286/

Breathing to reduce stress: http://www.stress.org/take-a-deep-breath/

Music to reduce stress: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3734071/

Chapter 6
Catching habitual thoughts: http://blogs.psychcentral.com/relationships/2011/08/the-neuroscience-of-changing-toxic-thinking-patterns-2-of-2/

Organizing your environment:
Book: Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less by Greg McKeown
Book: The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying-Up by Marie Kondo
www.TheMinimalists.com

Field of Focus:
Book: The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People: Powerful Lessons in Personal Change by Stephen R. Covey
http://uthscsa.edu/gme/documents/Circles.pdf

Health maintenance to reduce overwhelm:
http://www.apa.org/news/press/releases/stress/2013/sleep.aspx Sleep
http://www.webmd.com/diet/features/water-stress-reduction#1 Water
http://www.mayoclinic.org/healthy-lifestyle/stress-management/in-depth/exercise-and-stress/art-20044469 Exercise

Chapter 7
Book: Mindset: The New Psycholoty of Success by Carol Dweck
Suicide Hotline: 1-800-273-TALK (8255)

 

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