The ‘Busy’ Trap

The ‘Busy’ Trap
By Tim Kreider | The New York Times

If you live in America in the 21st century you’ve probably had to listen to a lot of people tell you how busy they are. It’s become the default response when you ask anyone how they’re doing: “Busy!” “So busy.” “Crazy busy.” It is, pretty obviously, a boast disguised as a complaint.

Our minds need rest, just like vitamin D. I like the statement that the goal of the future is for nobody to work… kinda like the Jetsons. I personally try to have plenty of downtime. If for no other reason than it means I get to go to bed on time.

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