Crazybusy: Overstretched, Overbooked, and about to Snap! Strategies for Handling Your Fast-Paced Life (Paperback)

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Look at what's happened to the usual how-are-you exchange. It used to go like this: "How are you?" "Fine." Now it often goes like this: "How are you?" "Busy." Or "Too busy." Or simply "Crazy."

Without intending for it to happen or knowing how, when, or why it got started, many people now find that they live in a rush they never wanted. If you feel busier than you've ever been and wonder how this happened and how you can keep up the pace much longer, you are hardly alone.

Crazy? Maybe not. Dysfunctional? Yes, indeed. We all have more to do than ever before -- and less time to do it. In this highly listenable audiobook, the foremost expert on ADD, Ned Hallowell, explores the society-wide phenomenon of culturally induced ADD.

Being busy may very well keep you from doing what matters most, or it may lead you to do things you deem unwise (like getting angry, for example). Being busy is a problem for almost all of us. This audiobook is about both the opportunity and the problem -- where this peculiar life comes from and how to turn it to your advantage. Offering solutions to this difficult, complex problem that might work for you, most importantly, Crazybusy may prompt you to create solutions of your own.

From the Compact Disc edition.

About the Author

Edward M. Hallowell, M.D., was an instructor at Harvard Medical School for twenty years and is now the director of the Hallowell Centers in Seattle, San Francisco, New York City, and the Boston area. He is the co-author of "Driven to Distraction, " "Delivered from Distraction, " and" Answers to Distraction, " as well as the author of "CrazyBusy, The Childhood Roots of Adult Happiness, " and "Worry, " among other titles. He also hosts a weekly podcast called "Distraction" that offers practical solutions on how to focus and regain control in today s digital world. "From the Hardcover edition.""
Product Details
ISBN: 9780345482440
ISBN-10: 0345482441
Publisher: Ballantine Books
Publication Date: March 27th, 2007
Pages: 237
Language: English