“Having leisure at one’s disposal does not improve the quality of life unless one knows how to use it effectively,” which is NOT an innate skill. Without this skill, leisure can actually be potentially dangerous to mental and physical health!
Archives for September 2009
Maybe it’s the end of summer and coming of fall or memories of a clean slate with a new school year, but I’ve been thinking a lot lately about setting goals for the end of 2009 to continue the momentum of changes I’ve been making in my life.
In this modern world, activity and movement are the default modes, if not with our bodies then at least with our minds, with our attention. We rush around all day, doing things, talking, emailing, sending and reading messages, clicking from browser tab to the next, one link to the next. We are always on, always connected, always thinking, always talking.