“More often than not, techniques designed to enhance one’s personal productivity seem to exacerbate the very anxieties they were meant to allay. The better you get at managing time, the less of it you feel that you have.”
Here’s a Guardian article that claims most personal productivity and time management techniques are bad for us.
It points out that our obsession with time management is an attempt to make us feel less busy, but that feeling busy might actually be good for us — because it distracts us from thinking about bigger things. Like death.