CHAPTER 2 The Busy Trap

SO WHAT IS THE BUSY TRAP AND HAVE YOU FALLEN INTO IT?

We’ve talked about the difference between busyness and focus/activity and action, but let’s look a little deeper at the epidemic of busyness. How come we’ve fallen prey to it and what is it doing to our focus? There are many reasons why people stay on the hamster wheel or meander through life not achieving what they want, but a common one, say psychologists, is fear.

But fear of what?

One of the keys to Real Focus is asking yourself the right questions, so an important question to start with is: what am I scared of? What is stopping me living the life I want?

Don’t be too hard on yourself though. Often the things we really want and that really matter to us are the ...

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