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Debt Reduction, Mindful Money

It was fine. Until it wasn’t.

Every accomplishment starts with the decision to begin. . . . The argument was the same week after week. He’d tell me, “We’re on Code Red. CODE RED.” I’d stare back blankly, which would elicit a “Do you hear me?” from him. Then I’d reply, “I’m not going to not […]

Daily Wisdoms, The UnBusy Life

Let’s Redefine “Laziness”

Stop enduring a non-ideal existence. . . . I have an amazing friend who shows up to our lunch dates lugging a big tote-bag full of highlighted-books to discuss with me. I love seeing the titles she stacks on the table. I admit (rather shallowly), that this close friend has one habit that […]

Start Here, The UnBusy Life

Up Until Now It’s All Been Research

Life really does begin at forty. . . . The truth is, I am not exactly sure what this project — this website BecomingUnbusy.com — is all about yet. I am waiting until I meet you to make that decision. I am waiting to I hear your story. I am waiting to hear […]

Blow up your TV - At least for a week: Go screen free for 7 days. *Love this idea and this Becoming UnBusy site
The UnBusy Family

Blow Up Your TV — At Least For This Week

Join us for a Screen-Free Week with your family. . . . Growing up, my neighbor had a Blow Up Your TV bumper sticker. As a child, I never understood it. This phrase later showed up on a No TV Week paper flyer a co-worker shared with me in 2005. Shad and […]