There’s really no such thing as multi-tasking. You can only do one thing at a time. And so you get into trouble—me, yesterday—when you consider everything that needs doing. You end up overloaded and overwhelmed.
The answer is to tackle things individually, by slotting them into a routine. That’s my goal as regards acquiring 10 languages ‘at once’. So why not apply that approach to the rest of my life as well?
The second-happiest times in my life were when I had nothing on my mind. The happiest times were when I was concentrating on just one project.