"Busy" Is the Enemy

March 12, 2014


“If your goal is to build a remarkable life, then busyness and exhaustion should be your enemy. If you’re chronically stressed and up late working, you’re doing something wrong….You’ve built a life around hard to do work, not hard work.

“The solution suggested by [research] is as simple as it is startling: Do less. But do what you do with complete and hard focus. Then when you’re done be done, and go enjoy the rest of the day.
—Cal Newport

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4 comments

  1. Ah Kathy - such a great post...I can really learn from this - thank you.

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  2. You're welcome. It's a good reminder in our too-busy age.

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  3. Once again, I appreciate the guiding ideas you share. The timing is perfect. Thank you.

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  4. Rita--I always choose quotes and poems that resonate with me, and I'm always thrilled when someone else is inspired by them. I'm glad this one resonated with you, too.

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