Busyness

How To Combat Distraction, Routine And Busyness

How To Combat Distraction, Routine And Busyness
Reposted from the archives. Life is full of distraction. Everywhere you look something’s vying for your attention. Take your kids to school, ride the train to work, log onto the Internet and you’ll see things aimed at taking your money, focus, and time. One thing about a world full of attention clutter, our brain can become numb to it so we get to where we don’t even see it. But don’t kid yourself, there’s a drawback to this numbness. It also means we don’t really experience the other things in our life. Human nature seems to crave routine and structure. One...
Read More

Busyness: The New Status Symbol

Busyness: The New Status Symbol
Decades ago, success was measured by wealth and leisure. The number of vacations you took. Where you went. How you spent that time. The number of fancy cars inside your garage. The number of fancy things and rooms inside your home. These were the ultimate status symbols. The more you relaxed, the more lavish your lifestyle, the more luxurious your getaways, the more you were seen as a highly successful somebody. Today, however, success and status are measured by how busy you are. The busier, the better. So busy that you can’t take time off. So busy that you carry your laptop with you everywher...
Read More