Do a weekly review. Especially go through all projects and even more important: higher horizons than projects. Do it now, and do it weekly if you are not doing it already. Get the bigger picture. Once that is kept alive, the actions can be seen as nuts and bolts of those things.
Originally Posted by HappyDude
In addition: Look at your action lists as a "can wait" lists from time to time. Occasionally just finish the "cannot wait" items and relax in the confidence that other things can wait, and you exactly know what they are.