Interruptions, interruptions, interruptions. Ding, dong, here are another 20 emails.
All those people, who want my attention. All the things I have committed to do. Feels like they own my time and attention, not me.
"Go, go, go," I tell myself, "you can fight it, just have to be more efficient. Come on!".
Truth be told, you can’t fight overload by becoming more efficient. You can however try something different.
Do nothing for two minutes. Set a timer, because these two minutes will probably feel like hours.
It is not a solution, but it helps. Let’s call it two-minute band-aid, shall we?