Hey there, busy reader. You know who you are. You’re taking just a little break to surf the web before you hurry back to your schedule and commitments. You have places to go, people to text and things.to.do. So very many things to do.
Some days it feels like you might be drowning in your commitments and plans. In fact, if you add one more thing to your plate, everything will collapse. You’re good at juggling, but too much is too much.
And even if you might like to entertain the thought of making healthier choices, you just can’t take the thought of any other changes.
Adding one more thing to your to-do list is one thing too much.
For whatever reason, today’s culture glorifies the busy. Don’t have plans? Why not? Are you not involved? Why not?
What to do?
Here’s an important thing to ponder: Just because our culture glorifies busyness, does that make it right? When it comes right down to it, do you like feeling so swamped?
Unfortunately this isn’t a post intended to give you a checklist of ways to help you weigh your priorities or start adding a little more breathing room to your days.
But I’d like to encourage you to consider what toll the busyness is taking on your health. Are you getting enough rest? Enough sleep? Enough time to enjoy this life you’ve been given? Enough time to linger with your family and friends?
I do have some good news for you. Even if and when you’re busy, it’s still possible to squeeze in small changes that are healthy.
If you have an exceptionally busy day or week and forget about making the change, then start over – it’s OK.
Life’s too short to blame an unhealthy lifestyle all on busyness.
How do you make time for healthy changes?
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