Zungzwang…

In chess:

a situation in which the obligation to make a move in one’s turn is a serious, often decisive, disadvantage.

In real life:

a┬ásituation in which one realises that life is speeding by in a state of unstable equilibrium with all the possible┬ámoves only likely to lead to more instability, or possibly a catastrophic event…

The solution? To stop, tear everything up and begin again… Maybe..