The above contest — while entertaining — is not meant to be
taken too seriously.
But, the amount of stress we
all endure on a daily basis is not a joke. Life just isn’t
And strange as it may seem, I can admit that
there are times when I actually take pride in the number of
things I manage to juggle at once.
gives credit, praise, and kudos to the overwhelmed among
us. Collectively, we’ve developed a rather unhealthy mindset
that encourages the accumulation of stress as a necessity to
drive us to even higher levels of achievement.
is ludicrous, no?
It reminds me of the Lily Tomlin
quote: “The problem with the rat race is, even if you win,
you’re still a rat.”
And, as obvious as it seems, let me conclude by stating: our
goal should be to have less stress in our lives, not