Busy isn’t respectable anymore.

15 Jan

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“The trouble with being in the rat race is that even if you win, you’re still a rat.” – Lily Tomlin Being busy used to make me feel important. It made me feel like the world needed me, like somehow I was more valuable or valid when busy. Perhaps that’s why I wore it like a badge and quickly resorted to it when people asked how life was. Yet in all reality, busyness was just another addiction I clung to so I could avoid things that made me uncomfortable…

Thomas Adam Johnson‘s insight:

I have been prone to saying "I have been very busy" as well. I will try to examine my life to see where I am doing unnecessary tasks and chores in order to take control and stop making excuses.

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