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Combating Busyness

Knowledge Building:

“Hurry Sickness” a term coined by cardiologists Meyer Friedman and R.H. Rosenman which means a sense of excessive time urgency.

Today, let’s uncover three powerful strategies to combat the culture of busyness and enhance your intentionality with engagements.

Strategy #1: Cultivate Self-Awareness

Amidst the whirlwind of obligations and distractions, cultivate self-awareness. Understand your values, strengths, and goals to navigate with purpose and focus.

Strategy #2: Practice Hyper-Intentionality

Challenge the notion that busyness equals productivity. Be deliberate with your time. Scrutinize each engagement, by asking critical questions in the activity below to ensure alignment with your priorities and goals.

Strategy #3: Prioritize Impact

Focus on engagements that drive meaningful impact. Consider the ripple effect of each commitment. Prioritize activities that contribute to your growth potential and align with your overarching goals.

In summary, cultivate self-awareness, practice hyper-intentionality, and prioritize impact to transcend the culture of busyness. By implementing these strategies, you can reclaim control of your time and lead a more intentional and fulfilling life.


Set a timer for 5 minutes and self-reflect on when you feel yourself falling into the culture of busyness.


Rate your current ability to combat busyness 1-5 (5 highest).