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Does it ever seem like we live in a society that prides itself on being busy? Sometimes I feel like, when I catch up with friends, we spend half the time just discussing how busy we’ve been. We’re too busy talking about how busy we are that we don’t give each other any real updates! But perhaps that’s because there aren’t any real updates to give. Just because you’re doing a lot doesn’t mean anything meaningful is actually happening. It’s amazing how we can look at other cultures that incorporate things like siesta during weekdays and full days of rest over the weekend, and they don’t seem any less advanced or happy than we are. In fact, some are happier because of their less chaotic lifestyle. Here is why you should lead a life that’s less busy.

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You’re always rushing and that’s not safe

When you’re busy, you text when you walk (or drive), you rush around the kitchen (the room with the sharp knives) and do a lot of things that can result in preventable injuries.

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