There’s No Stress in Play

It’s Friday, time for something a bit different! I was trying to relax yesterday, and I came across an article that really struck me, coming as important reminder. Similar to my Two Modes of Being Human, this article tells us simply to return, return to our original, better form of being.

Have you ever witnessed a little kid working out on a treadmill?

Or meeting up with a friend to chat over coffee?

Or wearing a suit and making cold-calls?

Or attending a networking conference to hand out their business cards?

HELL NO. That stuff is lame and boring. If you saw a kid doing any of those things, you would laugh and wonder what the hell was wrong with them.

Kids don’t run to get in shape; they run to feel the grass beneath their feet and the wind on their face.

Kids don’t have a chat over coffee; they pretend and make jokes and explore the outdoors.

Kids don’t go to work; they play their favorite games.

Kids don’t network; they bond with other fun kids while playing.

There is no ego. There is no guilt. There is no past to regret, and no future to worry about. They just play.

And that’s what I’d forgotten, what I’d been missing, all along.

Check out the full article here: http://thoughtcatalog.com/charlie-hoehn/2013/05/i-dont-think-about-work-all-the-time-anymore-and-im-seriously-way-happier/

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