I've been creating theatre for more than 20 years.

I've been working with nonprofits for more than 20 years.

I felt overwhelmed, over-stressed, and over-complicated for most of those 20 years.

No organizational system, productivity fix-it, or metaphysical mantra seemed to be more than a short-term solution.  But I don't want to teach my daughter overwhelm as a way of life.  So I stopped organizing better, producing more, and telling myself to breathe through an overstuffed house, an overstuffed schedule, and an overstuffed brain. I'm paring down in a major way.  

And here's one thing I've discovered...