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    • Overwhelmed

    • Work, Love, and Play When No One Has the Time
    • By: Brigid Schulte
    • Narrated by: Tavia Gilbert
    • Length: 12 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 292
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 254
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 250

    According to the Leisure Studies Department at the University of Iowa, true leisure is “that place in which we realize our humanity.” If that’s true, argues Brigid Schulte, then we're doing dangerously little realizing of our humanity. In Overwhelmed, Schulte, a staff writer for The Washington Post, asks: Are our brains, our partners, our culture, and our bosses making it impossible for us to experience anything but “contaminated time”?

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Depressing, Dreary Listening Experience

    • By Debora Aoki on 04-19-15

    Regular price: $29.99

    • Overwhelmed

    • Work, Love, and Play When No One Has the Time
    • By: Brigid Schulte
    • Narrated by: Tavia Gilbert
    • Length: 12 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 8

    Overwhelmed is a map of the stresses that have ripped our leisure to shreds, and a look at how to put the pieces back together. Schulte speaks to neuroscientists, sociologists, and hundreds of working parents to tease out the factors contributing to our collective sense of being overwhelmed, seeking insights, answers, and inspiration.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Best book ever about modern motherhood

    • By jeanette on 09-20-15

    Regular price: $24.95