A friend put a shiny penny in my mind and I've been chasing it all week. How many shiny things have I chased or longed for in my life. How many have I caught? Did they bring satisfaction? As Mick Jagger might say "..a no no no....". Well actually about the first 30 seconds is a burst of joy, then it fades. But maybe the chase is the point. Or one could just climb off the shiny hamster wheel.
Yep! Slow down to hurry up is a good motto as the more hurried you are the more mess you'll make. When pressed for time I stop, take a deep breath, then try to go as fast as I can without redlining into the hurried zone. Of course the worried nervousness will try to push you past the red line, but if you can remember, just smile and thank it for its concern. Then go forward.