Overcoming Overwhelm


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The feeling of overwhelm can be crippling. Even when we want to take better care of ourselves, self-care can become that item on the to-do list that we never get to. On today's episode, we talk about

  • the stories we tell ourselves about who we are
  • identity evolution and agency
  • self-care as a gradual process

Dr. Samantha Brody is a licensed naturopathic physician and acupuncturist in Portland Oregon. She also runs a virtual arm of her business doing coaching and consulting with clients across the globe. Dr Samantha writes for a variety of publications and has been quoted in media outlets including the Los Angeles Times, Wall Street Journal, HuffPost, and Shape. She is the author of Overcoming Overwhelm: Dismantle Your Stress from the Inside Out (Sounds True, January 2019).

Find Dr. Samantha Brody on https://drsamantha.com/ or on social media @drsamanthand. And if you're in Portland, Oregon, meet her in person at Powells’S City of Books for her book signing on 1/18/19 at 7:30pm.

Resources from the Show:

Values Exercise from Overcoming Overwhelm Sample Chapter from Overcoming Overwhelm

Work with Brodie:


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