On happiness and…leisure

On happiness and…leisure

via Psychology Today by Michael W Austin

There is an entire industry dedicated to “getting things done.” I’ve found some very useful ideas and practical tips that have made me more efficient, productive, and better at my work. However, Josef Pieper asks in Leisure: The Basis of Culture,

“Is there a sphere of human activity, one might even say of human existence, that does not need to be justified by inclusion in a five-year plan and its technical organization? Is there such a thing, or not? (p. 38)”

There is such a thing. Many have exaggerated the value of work, and forgotten about something else we need for true happiness, namely, leisure…

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