One of the most common causes of transient psychological distress is Adjustment Disorder. It occurs in response to triggering life events, such as grief, divorce, financial worries, illness, lifestyle changes or unanticipated catastrophes.
Time management refers to consciously controlling the amount of time spent on competing activities. Effective time management involves planning, goal-setting, prioritising and monitoring if positive outcomes are to be maximised.
The old adage suggests doing the same thing over and over again and expecting a different outcome is simply irrational. It’s easy to fall into this trap when your mental resources are exhausted or it’s too hard to think of alternative ways of doing things.