I've been going overboard reloading my email and the duotrope submissions tracker. It accomplishes nothing except to make me worry and I should be writing new things, not dwelling on stuff I have no control over.
Easier said than done.
I'm always amazed by how the brain can hold such conflicting ideas at the same time and not self-destruct, ideas such as: obsessing over submissions reduces productivity, I need to write more, and OH HEY, LET'S CHECK EMAIL AGAIN IT'S BEEN FIVE SECONDS.
Hello, paper journal!