How to Stop Multitasking and Lower Stress


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To feel less burned out, do a little more of the things you love and a smidgen less drudge work.

Try this: For one week, scale back on one or two chores that are not absolutely necessary (ironing, attending your least favorite gym class) and spend twice as much time on one or two activities you can’t get enough of (gardening, after-dinner walks).

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