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You’d be a lot happier if you stop saying you’re so busy

You’d be a lot happier if you stop saying you’re so busy

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Being “busy” wrongly demonstrates value

When you ask most people how they are doing, they will respond by saying they're busy. Being busy is seen as a currency in our society. We've cultivated the myth that busyness is the same as value, which equals worth.

While we're struggling to maintain this status, the stress of busyness is...

Messaging and language can shift how you think about things.

If we view our schedule as "full" instead of "busy", we can regain control and reframe our entire day. Being "busy" means you're running nonstop. But "full" means it is rich, happy, and content.

How your mindset can change

When you view your life as "full" instead of "busy",

  • You become grateful for all the different roles you play.
  • You learn how to prioritize. You view everything on your to-do list and decide if it adds to your day being full or detracts from it....

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