6th September, 2022

What to Do When You are Overwhelmed with Gerrie Hawes

With Rachel Morris

Dr Rachel Morris

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Gerrie Hawes joins us in this episode to discuss the suffocating feeling of being overwhelmed, but also how to deal with it. She shares why it’s important to enjoy work and how you can take control of your happiness to do so.

Learn from Gerrie what you can do when you realize you are overwhelmed. She shares how you can create a happier and more optimistic workplace for your team.

If you’re feeling overwhelmed and want to learn what you can do to feel better, tune in to this episode that’s just for you!

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Reasons to listen

  1. Understand why it’s alright to pursue your happiness.
  2. Follow Gerrie’s step-by-step instructions on how you can overcome feeling overwhelmed.
  3. Learn how optimism can bring about a happier work day.

Episode highlights


Overwhelming Work


Letting Yourself Enjoy Work


Feeling Overwhelmed


The Big Picture: Aiming For Happiness


Moving Towards Happiness


How You Can Start Becoming Better


Delaying and Delegating


Recap and Final Tips from Gerrie

Episode transcript

Gerrie Hawes: If you’re lucky enough to be a parent, you’ve held that baby in your arms and you look at them going, I don’t care what your life is, so long as you’re happy. If that’s all you wish for somebody that you care intensely about, then maybe you should also wish that for yourself. The interesting thing is, as a leader, you are the one role modelling the behaviour that everybody else should be doing. So, if you’re turning up overwhelmed, if you’re not taking care of yourself, if you’re not taking ownership in your own contentment, then…

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