July 25, 2015: Energy Drains, Energy Gains
Being too busy or too lazy may be nothing more than attempts to avoid demands on attention. It’s certainly easier to recognize the problems with a lazy propensity if one is busy and easier to recognize the problems with a busy propensity if one is lazy.
What if paying attention, however cyclical attention may be, was actually about improving attention—as in a net gain, rather than a net drain? We will still have to sleep and wake, but maybe we’d be a bit less resentful?