Sunday, 16 July 2017

Are You Keeping Busy to Avoid Your Feelings?

an article for the World of Psychology blog by Margarita Tartakovsky

Something really upsetting happened yesterday. But you have too much to do to think about it.

In fact, it always seems like you have too much to do. Naturally, you refocus on your to-do list. Maybe you even add another seemingly necessary commitment. After all, that networking event is important.

So is the charity function. So is coaching your friend’s summer soccer league. So is helping to plan your colleague’s retirement party. So is that speaking gig and writing an article for that newsletter. So is baking cookies for your book club. So is working an hour later on most days.

Continue reading it is, of itself quite a short read but there are several links which take you to more in-depth material.

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