Over at HBS Working Knowledge, Stever Robbins has a great column today called Defeating Overwhelm. Lots of good advice there, which I won’t try to summarize here. Instead I’ll just give you this teaser from the column:
If you choose
sanity, step one is changing your thinking. Rather than worshipping
productivity and efficiency, remember that there’s more to life than
living it efficiently. There’s family, quality of life, joy, love,
spirituality, and community, for starters.