Are you Perpetually Busy But Still Lack Purpose and Feel Lost and Untethered?
Learn how to get the balance right between excessive busyness and just being
I don’t mind not fitting in, but I want to find my place in the world. I think we all need our place in the world for the sake of our happiness and well-being.
Sometimes it feels like I am drifting through life underwater. In these moments, my head can’t think straight, and incoming sounds are fuzzy and meaningless.
I feel lost and directionless in times like this, like a feather drifting on the breeze with no purpose or destination.
But it wasn’t always like that. My pendulum has swung in the opposite direction to the busy existence I led for many years.
I used to get more done in a day than I now do in a week. And I’m still pretty productive! I’ve come to realise my old busyness and productivity were nothing to be proud of.
Busyness is a trauma response. But not having enough purpose and fulfillment in your life can lead to depression. So how do we get the balance right?
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