unity-socialThis article first appeared in Unity Magazine’s March/April 2016 edition. VIEW SOURCE.

Constantly overwhelmed?

You’re in good company. Here’s how one woman put spirituality at the center of her life and transformed stressed into blessed.

It’s hard to say exactly where the chaos began in my life. In some ways it was always there—sort of like an old friend I didn’t like very much but had grown accustomed to having around. In grade school, I was always the kid whose desk looked like a tornado had hit it—papers hanging out the front and books strewn sideways (some half-open with the pages crumpled in a heap). I lost track of things, couldn’t focus on the task at hand, and had difficulty organizing myself throughout the day.


Jackie Woodside, author of “Calming The Chaos – A Soulful Guide to Managing Your Energy Rather Than Your Time” recently landed as one of the top 10 motivational books of 2015 on Inc.com.


he women held the palms of their hands up toward Phillips, eyes closed. “It’s so exciting to sit in the front row and watch you shine,’’ said that night’s leader, Jackie Woodside, in a voice of calm enthusiasm. “We see the meeting as being a slam-dunk …”