There’s such a push to do more. Don’t you think? It seems like we’re always being advised, persuaded, pushed, to do something more, something further.
The advice is: add this other thing on top of all the things you already do. The subtext seems to be: you won’t be happy unless you add this (whatever it is).
Maybe it’s the result of one hundred years of a culture of selling — products, ideas, yourself, you name it.
Maybe it comes from religious traditions inculcating shame and a sense of being irredeemably flawed.
Whatever it has resulted from, it’s here. It’s in us. It’s all around.
Perhaps consider, whether you might not be better served letting yourself do a little less?
Or don’t. But what if we mulled that over more, say even half as often, as we think and feel and resolve that we need to do still more? I wonder…
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