"Do not let the panorama of your life oppress you, do not dwell on all the various troubles which may have occurred in the past or may occur in the future. Just ask yourself in each instance of the present: ‘What is there in this work which I cannot endure or support?’ You will be ashamed to make any such confession. Then remind yourself that it is neither the future nor the past which weighs on you, but always the present: and the present burden reduces, if only you can isolate it and accuse your mind of weakness if it cannot hold against something thus stripped bare."
Dave:I also get lost by my own thoughts. Like I'll be in a room and I'll think, "you know what, I've got to go in the other room and I've got to fill out that form and I'll walk half-way through that room and I'll think "you know what, I was supposed to do the dishes today" and then I'll think "Are there any cups?" and then I'll think "Man, I could go for some juice" and them I'm just pouring juice.
Greg:Here's my solution to all of those. "I'm going to take a nap."