Doing more only to do less – do we glorify busy?. (Click on the link to read the whole article.)
Author Tim Kreider believes “Our frantic days are really just a hedge against emptiness.” We feel we are nothing, not worthy, unimportant or left out if we have nothing to do. But there is another aspect to it. Perfectionism – that shadow from our childhoods. We want to be excellent – because if we are, we will be worthy of love. So we take on anything and everything that is thrown us. Even when we are aware we are overwhelmed, we find it hard to say “NO”. Because we fear that if we do – people will think less of us.