Busy isn’t the goal
When asked “what’s going on?”, I think we’ve all said it: “Super busy.”
That response is usually seen as being a good thing, so we keep going back to it. Is that really the goal, though?
In Greg McKeown’s book Essentialism, he has a variety of things to say about busyness. His main point:
What if we stopped celebrating being busy as a measurement of importance? What if instead we celebrated how much time we had spent listening, pondering, meditating, and enjoying time with the most important people in our lives?