How to Avoid the Busy Trap

“Busyness serves as a kind of existential reassurance, a hedge against emptiness; obviously your life cannot possibly be silly or trivial or meaningless if you are so busy, completely booked, in demand every hour of the day.”

Can we all stop pretending being busy is admirable?

This New York Times article from back in 2012 (a simpler time when I assume we all felt less busy than we are today) breaks down why we’ve chosen to be busy all the time and why that’s a bad idea.

It’s worth a read…if you can find the time in your busy schedule of course.