CrazyBusy Overstretched, Overbooked, and about to Snap! Strategies for Handling Your Fast-Paced Life

ISBN-10: 0345482441

ISBN-13: 9780345482440

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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, Crazybusymay prompt you to create solutions of your own. From the Compact Disc edition.
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Book details

List price: $16.00
Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
Publication date: 3/27/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 256
Size: 5.25" wide x 7.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.396
Language: English

Overbooked and About to Snap
The Peculiar Life We Lead, or, The Agony of a Rotary Phone
This Attention Deficit World: Frantic, Free, and Out of Control
The Rush, the Gush, the Worry, and the Blather
Amid a Sea of Uncertainty
The Myth and Reality of Multitasking
Racing to Get There: The Daily Drill
Energy, Enthusiasm, and Play
Oxymorons of Modern Life: Connected Anonymity and Social Disconnection
Scheduled Lovemaking
Emotion: Key #1 to the Best of Modern Life
Rhythm: Key #2 to the Best of Modern Life
Finding Hope When You're Down
Gemmelsmerch
The Paradox of Labor-Saving Devices
Blind Baseball
New Words for New Problems-Some with New Solutions
An Alphabet of Reasons Why We Are So Busy
Why Women Have It Harder Than Men
Not Your Father's Oldsmobile-or Toyota
C-State and F-estate
Juggling
"Folks Ain't Got No Time"
Speed's Appeal
Where Do New Ideas Come From?
Creating a System That Works for You
The Central Solution
Accepting Limits: The First Step Toward Doing What Matters Most
Getting the Best Return on Your Investments of Time
Ten Key Principles to Managing Modern Life
Improve Your Ability to Pay Attention
Combine Work and Play
How One Man Helps His People Think
More Specific Suggestions
What Dyslexia and ADD Can Teach Us About Managing Modern Life
The Ultimate Solution
Joy Every Day: The Reward of Taking Your Time
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