The New York Times
The New York Times took some time off from bashing ADD, ADHD, Ritalin and the other medications to print this article, which explains a lot.
We make ourselves busy so we can avoid feelings or problems. We don’t want to think or feel.
We are faced with too many choices– too many channels, too many apps, too many devices, too many events, – – –.
Every time we make a choice,we use up a little willpower, which some of us didn’t have a whole lot of to begin with.
Busy is an attitude. If we focus on one thing, do that, then focus on another one thing, we don’t have to feel busy. It’s our infinitely long to do list in our head that causes the feeling.
Here’s the article: