What smart play cartwheels you to health?

By | May 20th, 2015|Health, leisure, Recreation|

"Leave all the afternoon for exercise and recreation, which are as necessary as reading.  I will rather say more necessary because health is worth more than learning". ~ Thomas Jefferson Somewhere along the line of social history we got the notion that to work was more lofty a pursuit than leisure. And that the more hours we [...]

Are you living to work or working to live?

By | May 6th, 2015|leisure, Recreation|

Recreation is not a secondary concern for a democracy. It is a primary concern, for the kind of recreation a people make for themselves determines the kind of people they become and the kind of society they build. ~ Harry Allen Overstreet In ancient times, the sign of true wealth was the ability to enjoy [...]

Revitalize your life – let your brilliance show!

By | April 29th, 2015|Exhilarated Life, Happiness, leisure, Recreation|

"Recreation's purpose is not to kill time, but to make life, not to keep a person occupied, but to keep them refreshed; not to offer an escape from life, but to provide a discovery of life." ~ Unattributed Many of us work at jobs we resent, regret or out and out hate, ticking off minute by [...]

Can you focus less and see more clearly?

By | April 22nd, 2015|leisure, Recreation|

"Our own faculties, our imagination, our memory, the ability to do things with our mind and our hands–they need to be exercised. If we become too passive, we get dissatisfied". ~ Maria von Trapp Technology has engaged our minds in trap of perceived importance of the mind over the body. Instead of freeing us from [...]

How do you relax and create?

By | April 15th, 2015|Creative, Exhilarated Life, leisure, Recreation|

Gardening is how I relax. It’s another form of creating and playing with colors. ~ Oscar de la Renta. To tap into the creative mind, we must not focus too hard, but take the soft peripheral perspective of life. When we choose to relax and create in a garden, play a guitar, paint on canvas, [...]

Ever Had an Answer Just Come to You?

By | March 25th, 2015|Exhilarated Life, Happiness, leisure, Lifestyle, Self-fulfiullment|

“All intellectual improvement arises from leisure.” ~ Samuel Johnson Leisure, recreation and play time are occasions when we just let our mind unhook from its customary replay, interplay or foreplay of the busyness of life. Most waking hours are filled with tasks and demands that have us running and analysing situations on the fly. We [...]