I am writing this post at 2:46 in the morning on a late Sunday night/very early Monday morning. My mind woke up with a buzzing, restless energy, churning around the upcoming week's schedule... a full mix of patients, kids' activities, birthday parties, meetings, and dental appointments. All of it necessary, most of it enjoyable or rewarding, but still... busy.
The benefits of financial security, an active family and social life, and pursuing a dream career are tangible. Seductive even. These carrots convince us that we lead busy lives because we are important, or because it is a necessary part of a fulfilling life.