The Overload Syndrome: Learning to Live Within Your Limits [Secure eReader]
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eBook by Richard A. Swenson
eBook Category: Spiritual/Religion
eBook Description: Do you dread going to work? Are your relationships strained from stress? Do you wish you could check into a hospital just to get some sleep? Busyness. Stress. Overload. Anyone living in today's society knows the struggle of trying to handle the demands of life at the turn of the millennium. You don't have enough time to do the things you have to do--let alone those things you'd like to do. You feel tired, worn out, and burned out. You're not alone. These symptoms are not a figment of your imagination. They are signs that you are suffering from a virulent new disease that affects millions of people--The Overload Syndrome. Where does overload come from? What does it look like? What will it lead to? Most importantly, what can you do about it? The Overload Syndrome--examines these questions and offers prescriptions to counteract its effects and restore time to rest and space to heal.
eBook Publisher: NavPress/NavPress, Published: 1998
Fictionwise Release Date: September 2003
1 Reader Ratings:
"As a professor and a pastor, I regularly meet people who manifest symptoms of overload. True to his calling as a physician, Dr. Swenson powerfully and accurately diagnoses the causes of this life-threatening epidemic and provides practical life-changing prescriptions."--Jay R. Desko, Ph.D., Chair, Organizational Leadership Program, Philadelphia College of the Bible--Graduate School
"Dr. Swenson is writing directly toward the center of modernity. The pressure of the culture are taking a toll on all that we are and do. This book will restore health, save marriages, reconcile children, prolong careers, and bring the joy of living to those who have ears to hear and the courage and will to act."--Jay Kesler, president, Taylor University
"Dick Swenson has a way of surfacing issues we know we should face but would rather avoid. Our pace and style of life have become insane, and his is a needed plea for sanity. If you have time to read this book, you will benefit from it immensely. If you don't have time--then you really need to read this book."--John Ortberg, Ph.D., teaching pastor, Willow Creek Community Church
"Dick Swenson has done a masterful job of identifying why we all feel overloaded and stressed out. He gives practical and useful suggestions for daily living that helped me resist overload and renew my enjoyment of life."--Paul Borthwick, author of 101 Ways to Simplify Your Life