OverwhelmedGuest Speaker Brigid Schulte
Sue Bethanis hosts Brigid Schulte, the director of The Better Life Lab and The Good Life Initiative at New America. Brigid is a journalist and author who writes widely for publications including The Washington Post, Slate, Time.com, The Guardian, Forbes, Fast Company, and many others. She was a long-time staff writer for The Washington Post where she won a number of reporting and writing awards and was part of the team that won the 2008 Pulitzer Prize. Her 2014 New York Times bestselling book, Overwhelmed: How to Work, Love, and Play When No One Has the Time was named one of the notable books of the year by the Washington Post and NPR, and won the Virginia Library Association’s literary nonfiction award.
Brigid and Sue discuss how:
- To identify and cope with overwhelming pressures of modern life
- Stress affects our brain
- To embrace time for leisure activities
- Work, love, and play are inextricably linked
- Employers can cultivate and create a flexible workspace