What “too busy” means

As someone who has struggled to publish here consistently over the past five years, this insight from Debbie Millman hit home.

She said that “too busy” is a decision. She said it’s shorthand for “not important enough.”

I like that. In an effort to communicate honestly, I ought to exchange those terms. Whenever I’m tempted to say I’m too busy to do something, I ought to just say it’s not important enough for me to prioritize it now.

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