Tag Archives: overfunctioning

How to Create More Ease

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Overfunctioning has become the norm and it’s making us sick. In 2018, a survey conducted by the American Psychological Association found that 1 in 5 adults don’t think they’re doing enough to manage stress. It shows. Ongoing stress has been linked to obesity, diabetes, and other chronic conditions. But the truth is, life doesn’t have […]

Are You Overfunctioning?

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The first time I heard the word overfunctioning I was at a networking event chatting it up with a room full of other female solopreneurs. Eventually, the topic of self-care came up, and I shared that almost all of my clients were busy. They were juggling multiple roles and commitments at work, at home, and […]

Balance: Truth or Myth?

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Is the idea of balance truth or myth? Most of us feel overwhelmed by the idea of work-life balance and the continuous juggling of personal and professional responsibilities. I mean, life can feel downright chaotic at times for all of us, even if we don’t overfunction on a regular basis. But what we may not […]

10 Signs You Need a Self-Care Practice

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In a culture that rewards us for putting the needs of others before our own, it’s easy to fall into a pattern of self-neglect. Habits like not getting enough sleep, skipping meals, and grabbing unhealthy meals on the go can have a negative impact on our health when they become part of our normal routine. Our […]

Celebrating Moms with Leanne Kabat of Mamacon

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In this episode of Living Upp’s Conversations with Smart People, I interviewed Leanne Kabat of MamaConnects about how moms can invest in themselves so they can make a meaningful contribution to their families and communities. Q: What exactly is Mamacon, and how did you become involved with it? Leanne Kabat: MamaConnects is a community of moms celebrating […]