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Mindfulness for Busy People by Dr. Josie Seydel, Dr. Michael Sinclair

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CHAPTER 5

To be or not to be busy?

In this chapter you will learn:

  • More about how it is that we actually keep our own sense of busyness alive.
  • What busy story you have, that makes you feel even busier in life.

I have too much to do

There's no way that I can get all this done in time

It's not fair!

My life is overwhelming

Why can’t others do more or just get out of my bl***y way!

Do any of these statements sound familiar? If so, it's likely that you are feeling pretty busy and stressed out most of the time. As we have already said, it's often ourselves and specifically our relationship with our busy lives and our stressful experiences that tend to increase our sense of busyness, frustration, anxiety and general day-to-day stress. Most busy ...

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