“I’m too busy for myself; too busy for spouse or significant other; too busy for my kids; too busy for my friends; too busy for my mom….too busy!”(with thanks to the song with the similar refrain)
This was the focus of an article in the NY Times Sunday Review section on July 1st, 2012 by Tim Kreider. He writes for the Opinionator, an on-line Opinion Page for the NY Times. You can find the link below.
As a ‘recovering crazy-busy person,’ his article resonated for me because it emphasized living your values, knowing what your values are and taking the time to reflect about how you want to live your life. I agree, we are all too busy–what are we getting out of it? as individuals, as a family, as a successful business, as a country?
Something for all of us to think about it-if only we weren’t too busy…