Nov 2, 2015
Overwhelmed with Brigid Schulte. Learn her secrets to
making work, love, and play work, tips to move toward time
serenity, and the importance of unplugging.
Brigid Schulte is the author of the New York Times bestselling book on time pressure, Overwhelmed: Work, Love & Play when No One has the Time. She has spoken all over the world about how to make time for The Good Life by redesigning work cultures to focus on effective work and innovation, by re-imagining gender roles for a fairer division of labor and opportunity at work and home and, instead of seeking status in busyness, by recapturing the value of leisure. She is an award-winning journalist for The Washington Post and The Washington Post Magazine. She was part of the team that won the 2008 Pulitzer Prize for coverage of the Virginia Tech massacre. She is also a senior fellow at the New America Foundation. She lives in Alexandria, Virginia, with her husband, Tom Bowman, a reporter for National Public Radio, and their two children. She grew up in Portland, Oregon and spent her summers with family in Wyoming, where she did not feel overwhelmed.