Life is more than just work, work, work. Highly productive people sometimes feel that they must always be doing something; many complete one project only to immediately move on to the next. Frequently, these people become so stressed about completing projects, absorbing important information, ticking off tasks, and meeting deadlines, that they forget to stop, breathe, and smell the roses.
This endless treadmill of productivity can lead to burnout and generate ever increasing stress. Furthermore, those who stake their emotional well-being on successful completion of a project can become disappointed, even despondent, if they fail to achieve their aims. Celebrating successes of any size can help people enjoy the journey, not just the outcome.