Richard A. Swenson, M.D., is a physician, researcher, futurist, author, and educator. Following five years of private practice and fifteen years of clinical teaching with the University of Wisconsin Medical School, he currently conducts research and writes full time about the future of the world system, culture, faith, and healthcare. Dr. Swenson is the author of six books, including Margin, More Than Meets The Eye, and A Minute Of Margin. He and his wife, Linda, live in Menomonie, Wisconsin. They have two sons, Matthew and Adam, and a daughter-in-law Maureen.
The Overload Syndrome: Learning to Live Within Your Limitsby Richard Swenson
Anyone living in today’s society knows the struggle of trying to handle busyness. You feel tired, stressed, and burned out. These symptoms are signs that you’re suffering from the Overload Syndrome. This book of the same name examines where overload comes from and what it can lead to, while offering prescriptions to counteract its effects and restore time to rest and space to heal. Find the secrets of time management while examining your priorities and seeking God’s will.
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Swenson breaks down the prescription for avoiding overload syndrome into small easy-to-swallow pills. Through humor and a great deal of common sense, Swenson shows how you can carve out a margin in four key areas of your life: emotional, physical, time and financial. Becoming Goal-Focused and God-Focused will help you to unplug and eliminate a large portion of the stress in your life, thereby avoiding Overload Syndrome.