Most of Us Are Too Busy to Be Better’: The Lazy Person’s Guide to Self-Improvement
In recent years, a new school of self‑improvement has sprung up, one that seems to recognize that, frankly, most of us are too busy to be better.
I am lying on a mat, looking up at the bright blue of the skylight above me. I exhale purposefully, then let my lungs reinflate of their own accord. I am trying hard to concentrate on this slightly counterintuitive way of breathing, but the voices in my head are distracting me. They are telling me about business regulation, specifically about the inhibitory effect of hairdresser licensing in Utah.
This article was originally published on January 6, 2018, by The Guardian