When we are young our parents give us time outs - and they know just when we need them - hitting, biting, yelling, whining - Opps! Time out!
When we are older, we also get time outs - colds, sprains, hospital stays, burn out - all clearly indicate the need for down time.
Isn't it interesting that, other than that two week vacation, most of our time outs are dependent on negatives?
Let's see, sickness and 14 allowed days out of 365…
Does this make sense?
DANCE WITH IT! EXPERIENTIAL APPS
An opportunity to experiment with some fun
THE MAGIC OF TIME OUTS.
There is a story about Albert Einstein. When asked how he came up with his theory of relativity he replied that he was staring out the window, daydreaming… Albert Einstein and Creativity
TIME OUT QUICKIES:
* Laugh out loud.
* Sit on a terrace and watch the sun rise or set…or both.
* Write a story to a child.
* Read a silly book.
* Do something totally different than what you are supposed to do.
* Talk to a plant.
* Hug a fluffy dog.
Mostly be aware that you are giving yourself time out - and that it's more than okay - it's crucial!
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