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“Hey, John, how are things?”

“Great thanks, Mark — super-busy!”

Busyness. The comfort blanket of western society.

Yes, busyness can be a blessing. It can be a sign that we’re ‘doing well’ — depending on how we define ‘well.’

I’ve known people — mainly men, let’s be honest — who wear busyness as a badge of honour. Take the Managing Director of a company…