Between overflowing inboxes, never-ending news feeds and self-generating to-do lists, the standard pace of daily life seems to officially rank somewhere between "breakneck" and "whiplash." The issue: Too many demands originate outside ourselves. When we're done returning all those volleys, we may empty inboxes - but did we do anything meaningful? Did we attend to the people and things truly dear to us? Did we care for ourselves?