So often, as soon as we wake up our mind floods with everything that we should be doing that day. All the chores and tasks that are on our mental to-do list. From the moment we wake up, we find ourselves in a state of overwhelm, because (if you are anything like me) we usually add too much to that mental list.
Our lives are regrettably driven by productivity, by tasks and to-do lists. But when we focus on these things, we lose touch with the big picture.