"If we don't see a failure as a challenge to modify our approach, but rather as a problem with ourselves, as a personality defect, we will immediately feel overwhelmed."
"Sound character provides the power with which a person may ride the emergencies of life instead of being overwhelmed by them."
"When I feel overwhelmed and my stress levels rise, I stop and step back from the situation and put the even in perspective. I always ask myself - what difference will this make in five years time?"
Catherine Pulsifer, from My Story
"The individual has always had to struggle to keep from being overwhelmed by the tribe. To be your own man is a hard business. If you try it, you will be lonely often, and sometimes frightened. But no price is too high to pay for the privilege of owning yourself."
"When we lived in a large city, my wife and I both enjoyed a quiet drive in the country whenever we felt we were overwhelmed by the noise, or the hustle and bustle."
Byron Pulsifer, from Save On Heating Costs
"I am overwhelmed by the grace and persistence of my people."
"Next time you are feeling overwhelmed remember the quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson, 'The creation of a thousand forests is in one acorn.'"
Catherine Pulsifer, from Overwhelmed
"Man has a limited biological capacity for change. When this capacity is overwhelmed, the capacity is in future shock."
I prioritized and started working with a focus, rather than an overwhelming feeling.
Catherine Pulsifer, from See The Positive in All Situations
"Unless I accept my virtues, I most certainly will be overwhelmed by my faults."
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