This is a guest post from Matthew’s wife. As a busy woman herself, she wanted to read a book dedicated to helping her slow down.
Do you ever feel “too busy”? Most people would admit they are busier than they should be. In our culture, busyness has been revered as strength but is ultimately a sign of a deeper weakness. Alli Worthington cuts to the heart of the issue and brings a fresh Christian perspective to this prevalent problem.
The cover would not have captivated my attention but the content of Breaking Busy provides practical ways to create a more focused life. Worthington shares personal stories of failure and redemption that gives the book a sense of fiction; however, most readers could relate to the reality of her circumstances. Her fun personality is evident throughout the book as well as a repetitive format in each chapter. The chapters are divided into different area of our lives in which to deal with the busyness making application easier and more methodical. The questions at the end of each chapter are also a wonderful way to reflect and apply the methods Worthington offers.
Although most people know they are “too busy”, we ignore the steps needed to change. Breaking Busy is a great companion in the struggle to balance life and focus our time and energy. This book would be an amazing read for anyone but especially those with a new years resolution to be less busy or stressed.
Official Breaking Busy Book Notes
In Breaking Busy, Alli Worthington tackles the big questions about finding happiness and one’s God-given purpose in a fun, no-nonsense way.
Sharing how society’s message of be more, do more, achieve more is keeping us from hearing God’s message to us, that doesn’t say ‘more’, but simply says ‘enough’. You are enough.
Breaking Busy marries research with biblical principles, instilling confidence that you, too, can move from crazy busy to confident calm. Full of refreshing color and uproarious true stories, you’ll unpack truths that dismantle common happiness myths.
Learn More About Breaking Busy
- Breaking Busy on Amazon.com
- Breaking Busy on Barnes & Noble
- Breaking Busy on Alli Worthington’s Website
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