Mark Forster, author of Do It Tomorrow, talks about busyness and hard work in his post Menu for Life. We complain about how hard we work and how fast we have to move.
Mark suggests our grandparents worked even harder. And the reason we are so busy is because we choose to do too many things. Generations ago there wasn’t the vast amount of choices on how to spend our time. They couldn’t get distracted with the internet, TV, video games, Blackberry’s, or cell phones. Less meetings, school activities, things to drive the kids to.
I think its great we have more choice in how to live our life. But, if we act like we have no choices and say yes to every opportunity, our lives become too full and too fast.
Mark has the antidote at his blog: