If you're always rushing, with too many things on, you may have hurry sickness, the ailment of overachieving, left-brain adrenaline junkies. These people have all their senses on alert all the time Concepts like multi-tasking and time-deepening are all directed to one goal: cramming as many jobs into as little time as possible. The consequences of such heart-pounding, eye-twitching activity can be serious. Your endocrine glands stop functioning, your immune system weakens and clinical burn-out results. The answer? Say no to new work and indulge in reflective right-brain activity. Turn off your mobile and hire someone to hurry for you, but resist checking up on them more than once a day.
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