We don’t really need studies to tell us how stressful multitasking is. Just check how you feel when you are at it. Chances are you are out of breath, forgetful and spending more time than you’d like getting your job done. How well do you sleep at night? How worried are you about missing some deadline? How long and disorganized is your “to do” list, and how much of it do you accomplish each day?

Unitasking will slow you down. You will be able to think more clearly and set priorities with realistic deadlines. Focusing on one task at a time will help you perform better and make fewer mistakes. Once a job is done, it’s done, and you can move on to the next thing on your list.

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