Author: Zina Harrington

Research Shows Grandparents’ Brains Benefit from Babysitting
The UnBusy Family

Research Shows Grandparents’ Brains Benefit from Babysitting

Need some UnBusy time? Call in Grandma & Grandpa! When you’re a grandparent, there aren’t many things better than spending time with your grandkids (or so we were told on Facebook recently when we shared this quote). According to recent studies, babysitting grandchildren not only brings joy, it also provides health perks — Babysitting […]

This ‘Slow Down’ Video Will Have You Tearing Up
Mindfulness

This ‘Slow Down’ Video Will Have You Tearing Up

The days are long, but the years are short. I have an artistic print of this quote framed in our house. This short Facebook note and video from Singer Nichole Nordeman mades me think of it again today: I don’t know of a more uttered or whispered phrase from a mother of […]

Your Blue Print to an UnBusy Life
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Your Blue Print to an UnBusy Life

Real happiness requires less than you think. . . . This website and the Becoming UnBusy™ Movement is about families coming together to inspire one another to reclaim life. In this community, no one and everyone is an expert. We look forward to sharing our story with you, and in return, […]

The First Time I Started Collecting Hellos
Be Here Now, Mindfulness

The First Time I Started Collecting Hellos

Perhaps you’ve never known how happy someone could be simply to see you. — Rachel Macy Stafford . . . Over the last few weeks, I’ve been slowly reading Rachel Macy Stafford’s new book Only Love Today — Reminders to Breathe More, Stress Less, and Choose Love. I admit, I’m a huge […]