My iMac suddenly runs very slowly

My iMac began running extremely slow suddenly. I have a photography and design company that I rely on the speediness of my machine. I ran an EtreCheck. Can someone decipher what may be causing this?
Problem description:
iMac suddenly running slow
EtreCheck version: 2.1.2 (105)
Report generated December 10, 2014 at 8:34:27 PM CST
Hardware Information: ℹ️
  iMac (21.5-inch, Late 2013) (Verified)
  iMac - model: iMac14,3
  1 2.9 GHz Intel Core i5 CPU: 4-core
  8 GB RAM Upgradeable
  BANK 0/DIMM0
  4 GB DDR3 1600 MHz ok
  BANK 1/DIMM0
  4 GB DDR3 1600 MHz ok
  Bluetooth: Good - Handoff/Airdrop2 supported
  Wireless:  en1: 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Video Information: ℹ️
  NVIDIA GeForce GT 750M - VRAM: 1024 MB
  iMac 1920 x 1080
System Software: ℹ️
  OS X 10.10 (14A389) - Uptime: 1:9:3
Disk Information: ℹ️
  APPLE HDD ST1000LM024 disk0 : (1 TB)
  S.M.A.R.T. Status: Verified
  EFI (disk0s1) <not mounted> : 210 MB
  Macintosh HD (disk0s2) / : 999.35 GB (629.51 GB free)
  Recovery HD (disk0s3) <not mounted>  [Recovery]: 650 MB
USB Information: ℹ️
  Seagate Expansion Desk 3 TB
  S.M.A.R.T. Status: Verified
  EFI (disk1s1) <not mounted> : 315 MB
  Seagate Expansion Drive (disk1s2) /Volumes/Seagate Expansion Drive : 3.00 TB (1.82 TB free)
  Apple Inc. BRCM20702 Hub
  Apple Inc. Bluetooth USB Host Controller
  Apple Inc. FaceTime HD Camera (Built-in)
  Western Digital My Passport 0730 500.07 GB
  S.M.A.R.T. Status: Verified
  disk2s1 (disk2s1) <not mounted> : 32 KB
  New Bloom External HD (disk2s3) /Volumes/New Bloom External HD : 499.94 GB (33.48 GB free)
  H850S 81
Thunderbolt Information: ℹ️
  Apple Inc. thunderbolt_bus
Gatekeeper: ℹ️
  Anywhere
Kernel Extensions: ℹ️
  /System/Library/Extensions
  [loaded] com.logmein.driver.LogMeInSoundDriver (4.1.46f67) [Support]
  [loaded] com.seagate.driver.PowSecDriverCore (5.2.6 - SDK 10.4) [Support]
  /System/Library/Extensions/Seagate Storage Driver.kext/Contents/PlugIns
  [not loaded] com.seagate.driver.PowSecLeafDriver_10_4 (5.2.6 - SDK 10.4) [Support]
  [loaded] com.seagate.driver.PowSecLeafDriver_10_5 (5.2.6 - SDK 10.5) [Support]
  [not loaded] com.seagate.driver.SeagateDriveIcons (5.2.6 - SDK 10.4) [Support]
Problem System Launch Agents: ℹ️
  [failed] com.apple.CallHistoryPluginHelper.plist
  [failed] com.apple.CallHistorySyncHelper.plist
  [failed] com.apple.cmfsyncagent.plist [Details]
  [failed] com.apple.coreservices.appleid.authentication.plist [Details]
  [failed] com.apple.recentsd.plist [Details]
  [failed] com.apple.security.cloudkeychainproxy.plist [Details]
  [failed] com.apple.spindump_agent.plist [Details]
  [failed] com.apple.telephonyutilities.callservicesd.plist [Details]
Problem System Launch Daemons: ℹ️
  [failed] com.apple.ctkd.plist [Details]
  [failed] com.apple.icloud.findmydeviced.plist [Details]
  [failed] com.apple.ifdreader.plist
  [failed] com.apple.nehelper.plist [Details]
  [failed] com.apple.softwareupdated.plist [Details]
  [failed] com.apple.wdhelper.plist [Details]
  [running] com.seagate.TBDecorator.plist [Support]
  [failed] org.cups.cupsd.plist [Details]
Launch Agents: ℹ️
  [not loaded] com.adobe.AAM.Updater-1.0.plist [Support]
  [running] com.adobe.AdobeCreativeCloud.plist [Support]
  [running] com.logmein.logmeingui.plist [Support]
  [running] com.logmein.logmeinguiagent.plist [Support]
  [not loaded] com.logmein.logmeinguiagentatlogin.plist [Support]
  [loaded] com.oracle.java.Java-Updater.plist [Support]
Launch Daemons: ℹ️
  [loaded] com.adobe.fpsaud.plist [Support]
  [running] com.logmein.logmeinserver.plist [Support]
  [loaded] com.oracle.java.Helper-Tool.plist [Support]
  [loaded] com.oracle.java.JavaUpdateHelper.plist [Support]
User Launch Agents: ℹ️
  [loaded] com.adobe.AAM.Updater-1.0.plist [Support]
  [loaded] com.adobe.ARM.[...].plist [Support]
  [running] com.seagate.dashboard.plist [Support]
User Login Items: ℹ️
  None
Internet Plug-ins: ℹ️
  AdobeAAMDetect: Version: AdobeAAMDetect 2.0.0.0 - SDK 10.7 [Support]
  FlashPlayer-10.6: Version: 15.0.0.246 - SDK 10.6 [Support]
  Default Browser: Version: 600 - SDK 10.10
  AdobePDFViewerNPAPI: Version: 11.0.09 - SDK 10.6 [Support]
  AdobePDFViewer: Version: 11.0.09 - SDK 10.6 [Support]
  Flash Player: Version: 15.0.0.246 - SDK 10.6 Mismatch! Adobe recommends 16.0.0.235
  QuickTime Plugin: Version: 7.7.3
  Silverlight: Version: 5.1.30317.0 - SDK 10.6 [Support]
  JavaAppletPlugin: Version: Java 7 Update 71 Check version
3rd Party Preference Panes: ℹ️
  Flash Player  [Support]
  Java  [Support]
  Seagate Dashboard for Mac OSX  [Support]
Time Machine: ℹ️
  Skip System Files: NO
  Mobile backups: OFF
  Auto backup: YES
  Volumes being backed up:
  Macintosh HD: Disk size: 999.35 GB Disk used: 369.83 GB
  Destinations:
  Seagate Expansion Drive [Local]
  Total size: 3.00 TB
  Total number of backups: 76
  Oldest backup: 2014-04-19 01:52:26 +0000
  Last backup: 2014-12-11 01:17:13 +0000
  Size of backup disk: Excellent
  Backup size 3.00 TB > (Disk size 999.35 GB X 3)
Top Processes by CPU: ℹ️
      22% Seagate Dashboard 3.0
      4% WindowServer
      3% com.apple.WebKit.Networking
      2% Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5
      1% Safari
Top Processes by Memory: ℹ️
  893 MB Seagate Dashboard 3.0
  429 MB Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5
  352 MB Adobe Bridge CC
  215 MB Adobe Photoshop CC 2014
  180 MB com.apple.WebKit.WebContent
Virtual Memory Information: ℹ️
  145 MB Free RAM
  1.80 GB Active RAM
  1.48 GB Inactive RAM
  1.06 GB Wired RAM
  4.39 GB Page-ins
  103 MB Page-outs
Diagnostics Information: ℹ️
  Dec 10, 2014, 07:26:03 PM Self test - passed
  Dec 10, 2014, 08:12:43 PM Adobe Photoshop CC 2014_2014-12-10-201243_Ashleas-iMac.cpu_resource.diag [Details]
  Dec 7, 2014, 11:21:39 PM Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5_2014-12-07-232139_Ashleas-iMac.cpu_resource.diag [Details]

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Copy the selected text to the Clipboard by pressing the key combination command-C.
8. Launch the built-in Terminal application in any of the following ways:
☞ Enter the first few letters of its name into a Spotlight search. Select it in the results (it should be at the top.)
☞ In the Finder, select Go ▹ Utilities from the menu bar, or press the key combination shift-command-U. The application is in the folder that opens.
☞ Open LaunchPad. Click Utilities, then Terminal in the icon grid.
Click anywhere in the Terminal window and paste by pressing command-V. The text you pasted should vanish immediately. If it doesn't, press the return key.
9. If you see an error message in the Terminal window such as "Syntax error" or "Event not found," enter
exec bash
and press return. Then paste the script again.
10. If you're logged in as an administrator, you'll be prompted for your login password. Nothing will be displayed when you type it. You will not see the usual dots in place of typed characters. Make sure caps lock is off. Type carefully and then press return. You may get a one-time warning to be careful. If you make three failed attempts to enter the password, the test will run anyway, but it will produce less information. In most cases, the difference is not important. If you don't know the password, or if you prefer not to enter it, press the key combination control-C or just press return  three times at the password prompt. Again, the script will still run.
If you're not logged in as an administrator, you won't be prompted for a password. The test will still run. It just won't do anything that requires administrator privileges.
11. The test may take a few minutes to run, depending on how many files you have and the speed of the computer. A computer that's abnormally slow may take longer to run the test. While it's running, there will be nothing in the Terminal window and no indication of progress. Wait for the line
[Process completed]
to appear. If you don't see it within half an hour or so, the test probably won't complete in a reasonable time. In that case, close the Terminal window and report what happened. No harm will be done.
12. When the test is complete, quit Terminal. The results will have been copied to the Clipboard automatically. They are not shown in the Terminal window. Please don't copy anything from there. All you have to do is start a reply to this comment and then paste by pressing command-V again.
At the top of the results, there will be a line that begins with the words "Start time." If you don't see that, but instead see a mass of gibberish, you didn't wait for the "Process completed" message to appear in the Terminal window. Please wait for it and try again.
If any private information, such as your name or email address, appears in the results, anonymize it before posting. Usually that won't be necessary.
13. When you post the results, you might see an error message on the web page: "You have included content in your post that is not permitted," or "You are not authorized to post." That's a bug in the forum software. Please post the test results on Pastebin, then post a link here to the page you created.
14. This is a public forum, and others may give you advice based on the results of the test. They speak only for themselves, and I don't necessarily agree with them.
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