“Pick one thing, and give it your focus. Yes, there are a lot of other things you can focus on. Yes, they’re stressing you out and making it hard to focus. But think about it this way: if you allow it all to be in your head all the time, that will always be your mode of being.”
If you feel overwhelmed by everything you have to do, this can help.
Leo Babauta breaks down what to do when you have too much to do and suggests you follow a simple four-step process including to triage, focus on one thing, schedule time to simplify, and practice mindful focus.
If you struggle with focus, you may also want to check out my list of 8 ways to improve your focus.