“There’s something to be said about the energizing hum that comes along with doing, succeeding, producing. But a peculiar phenomenon tends to happen when we force ourselves to work incessantly, to buzz like a bumblebee from thing to thing in the constant quest for “enough”. That hum, as so eloquently described by self-described TV titan Shonda Rhimes, stops. Our minds, so full and overwhelmed, protest in the worst of ways, and our productivity tanks. And in that moment, if we want to move forward without sinking into burnout, quieting our minds, becomes Priority #1.”

Originally published at: 5 Science-Based Strategies to Quiet Your Mind When Your Brain Is Buzzing | Inc.com