Edward M. Hallowell, a psychiatrist and author of CrazyBusy: Overstretched, Overbooked and About to Snap, writes about how he realized he had crossed into the dark side of being “crazy busy” when he snapped at a rotary phone while staying at a vacation house because it took exactly 11 seconds to dial. Don’t judge. You know you can relate.
We are all being pulled in a hundred directions every day – juggling too many e-mails, family, our personal social “brands,” demands from our boss, what to eat for lunch, career – the list goes on and on and on. We have our mobile phone, our work laptop, our iPad, our Twitter, and now, our Internet connected refrigerator. Sometimes, I just want to crawl in a dark corner and SHUT. IT. All. OFF.
Which is why I can’t understand why anyone would ever purchase software that is not “in the cloud.” I have already crossed over into the realm of crazy busy and I most definitely cannot add remembering to install new software updates to my list. I don’t want to deal with CD’s…cringe. And I don’t want to shell out more cash every time a new version is released. Ain’t nobody got time for that.
Call me a crazy busy lazy person, but I just want to buy a product and have some