Stop Telling Me Busy Is Bad

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When busyness and happiness coexist.

I’m a busy person. For a long time I thought that was a bad thing: am I busy like the cult-of-busyness-busy, wearing my busyness as a badge of honour, a symbol of my commitment to productivity under late stage capitalism? Or am I busy in an avoidant way, frantically filling my days so I never have any time alone with my thoughts, lest I have to actually do some self reflection…