One of the aspects of GTD that fascinates me is David's emphasis on starting from the bottom up rather than from the top down, in contrast to many coaches.
he states that:
I think I understand what he is saying but would appreciate any further comments that others may have on this issue.Focusing on your values may provide you with meaning, but it won't simplify things. You'll just discover even more stuff that's important to you.
The universe is full of creative projects that are waiting to be done. So, if you really care about quality of life, if you want to relax, then don't focus on values. Just control your aspirations. That will simplify things.