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  1. [...] Why is it so important to be busy? by Richard Sauerman [...]

  2. Alex
    Aug 07 - 3:11 pm

    This is by Tim Krieder of The New York Times, NOT Richard Sauerman

    • Carolyn Hyams
      Aug 07 - 3:17 pm

      Thanks for pointing this out Alex. I hadn’t seen this before. It is clear after reading it that Richard has been inspired by this post. However he has certainly put his own spin on it as many bloggers tend to do when inspired by others.

  3. Nathan
    Aug 07 - 4:09 pm

    Alex, if you read the bottom of the article Richard has actually mentioned that the post was inspired by Tim’s article in the NY times. He has even left a link for readers to view the origional article.
    Just enjoy the post for what it is.

  4. hsavage
    Aug 07 - 4:22 pm

    Hi Nathan,

    Thank you for your reply. We have just added that line based on Alex’s feedback, but appreciate your comment.

    Thank you,

  5. Clair
    Sep 08 - 12:10 am

    Agree! People answer ‘busy’ to ‘how are you?’ because they are either being complacent, defensive, arrogant or unconscious. If you’re really ‘busy’ the more accurate answer to ‘how are you?’ is how does ‘busy’ make you feel?

  6. [...] “Perhaps our frantically busy days are really just a hedge against emptiness”, Firebrand [...]

  7. [...] we have for anything else but “doing”. And so, by December – after a year of doing stuff, busyness, and incessant chatter – we need to go away to wipe the slate [...]

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