Oh, baby, baby, it’s a wild world
It’s hard to get by just upon a smile                                                                                     
-Wild World, Cat Stevens

And in today’s wild world, it’s hard to get by without an Outlook calendar reminder, too.  Lately, my days and nights have been so full of activity I hardly have room in my head to remember what it is that is keeping me so bustling around town. People always wish there were more hours in the day, but certainly, if there were, I’d fill them just as well, while wishing for more.

01anxietyimgtmagarticle Is your life scheduled also down to the minute? Do you scoff at businesses that close at 5pm? Do you laugh in the face of people who sleep in on Saturdays? Do you secretly wish you could be happy with an empty calendar, sleeping in?

THIS ARTICLE IS FOR YOU. Read “The ‘Busy’ Trap” by New York Times’ Opinionator columnist Tim Kreider. Or, if you’re feeling like an opinion on an opinion piece, pop over to Cleveland Socialite for the scoop from a crazy busy social butterfly’s perspective (instead of from Tim’s, who refuses to get caught in the web of dinner parties and beach days and instead retreats to anoynomous location where he sees no one!).

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