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The Overload Syndrome,9781576831311

The Overload Syndrome

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Format: Paperback
Pub. Date: 11/1/1999
Publisher(s): NAVPRESS

Summary

Anyone living in today's society knows the struggle of trying to handle the demands of life. You feel tired, worn out, and burned out. These symptoms are signs that you're suffering from the Overload Syndrome. This book 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.

Author Biography

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.

Table of Contents

Introduction--Time to Rest, Space to Healp. 11
Defining and Understanding Overload
Overload and the Reality of Human Limitsp. 23
Blame Progressp. 39
Relieving Contemporary Overloads
Accessibilityp. 51
Activity and Commitmentp. 65
Change and Stressp. 73
Choice and Decisionp. 85
Debtp. 97
Expectationp. 109
Hurry and Fatiguep. 123
Information and Educationp. 135
Media Overloadp. 145
Possessionp. 161
Workp. 171
Conclusion--Focusing on Lovep. 191
Notesp. 203
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