Recently I have both read and heard the statement, "Life is hard, not because you are doing it wrong, but because it is just hard!" This is SOOO true, and because it is SOOO true I think it is incredibily important to make fun a priority. As an adult it is very easy to get lost in the tedious nature of the position, so making fun a priority becomes just as important as paying the electric bill. (But don't forget to pay the electric bill or you will learn how to have fun 1800's style)
Here are a few things I try to remind myself to do as often as possible:
- PLAY!! As much and as hard as you can!
- Daydream...look for beauty everywhere and remember what you 'used' to do before the responsibilities and laundry began to pile up.
- Try to find something that you want to do, enjoy doing and do it! (not because you have too, but because it makes you feel alive.)
- Act like a fool to make your family, friends or, most importantly, yourself laugh! (within reason, I am not bailing anyone out of jail)