Technique For Abstracting From Work 2
How to Cure Anxiety — One Workaholic’s Story, Six Techniques That Work by Tim Ferriss
More specific techniques on abstracting from work. I especially like number (2) and practice it in various ways, including ruthlessly pruning out accounts that post news and politics from my social feeds. It's not that I want to ignore the world; it's that I need to have the world-I-can't-control available to me on a pull basis, rather than pushed at me.