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What hurry sickness looks like

  1. Everything is a race for you. You treat everyday tasks such as shopping, eating or driving like a race, and slowing down cause you anxiety.
  2. Focusing on just one task at a time feels intolerable. You want to know what else you can squeeze in.
  3. You get highly irritable when you are delayed. You'll do anything to avoid wasting time.
  4. You always feel like you are behind schedule. A day is not long enough for you.
  5. Your impatience causes you to interrupt or talk over people.
  6. You feel satisfied if you can check things off your to-do list.

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It is characterised by continuous rushing and a sense of urgency, even if there is no need for it. You may be racing to cross items off your to-do list, multi-tasking, or feeling agitated if you are slowed down.

  • Place tasks in a proper perspective. Consider what is really time-sensitive and what is not.
  • Carve out small windows of time for self-care, then increase them over time. Use the time to do things you enjoy, such as reading, talking, walking and med...

A perpetually rushed state can cause chronic stress, which can weaken your immune system, and interfere with your sleep and energy levels. It can also make it challenging to stay focused, which may affect your work performance.

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