In today's fast-paced world, we are often over scheduled, and this can lead to a feeling of overwhelm. When people are feeling overwhelmed, this often leads to a loss of desire to do anything, because the to-do list is just too long. So they procrastinate, veg out in front of the TV or computer, or get lost reading a good book—anything to avoid doing what needs to be done.

However, there are some simple ways to feel less overwhelmed and simplify your life. Here's five of my favorite strategies....