Sometimes, when a co-worker or good friend tells you that they’d love to help but they’re just “way too busy,” it leaves you wondering what they could possibly be doing, because you know their schedule and there’s very little on it. Maybe there is something in their calendar that you don’t know about, maybe they’re disorganized with poor time management skills, or maybe there are other factors involved that are changing their perception “busy.”
This video from DNews shares some interesting research that explains what it is that makes people feel like they’re busier than they really are. It also gives some tips on how you can put it back into perspective, which will ultimately decrease your stress. Have a watch and see how much time you find in your day again.