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Busy Is a Four-Letter Word

Wednesday, February 1, 2023

Relinquish busyness and instead focus on values to drive your satisfaction.

When I was a little girl, four-letter words were not a good thing. They meant a bar of soap in the mouth and hours of blowing soap bubbles afterward. I still believe there are many four-letter words that are not optimal. Take the word busy, which causes people a lot of unhappiness.


Today, being busy is a status symbol, a sign of importance and productivity: "I am so busy—aren't I important?" or "

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