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Curing the Temporary Dis-Ease of "Too Busy:" Strategies for Everyday Sanity

Flip Brown

December 21, 2016

"How often do you hear or read these phrases? 'Sorry, I didn't get back to you – I've been so busy' or 'Things are just crazy busy at work.' This word 'busy' has become almost meaningless on one hand, and a catch-all excuse for not being truly present and engaged on the other. So how do we break out of this pattern? [...] Some would say this is modern life. It's just the way it is. Might as well learn to deal with it because the pace is out of your control. Besides, want to continue to receive a paycheck, right? I completely and sweetly disagree. There are ways to work from a sense of grounded being, of using the awareness of the moment to truly be in the moment, and to be fully engaged without being 'swept along' more often than not."

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