"Could seriously engaging a pastime not only bring joy and rest but also play an essential role in our productivity and overall quality of life?" @emilypfreeman
If you, like me, need a life-giving reminder this week to choose life in the middle of whatever is overwhelming you, I'd encourage you to listen to episode 51 of @emilypfreeman's The Next Right Thing podcast, titled "Choose A Pastime".
This time of year the pace picks up and I have more items on my to-do list than I do hours in a day. I often am tempted to forgo my own hobbies or pastimes in order to be more "productive", forgetting what a gift it is to rest in this way. So grateful for this reminder that even in my own creative work, I still need an outlet that is wholly different from what I do every day. How about you?
“In a world where we never get a break from making decisions, it’s good to remember to engage in a pastime on purpose even if it feels counter intuitive to productivity.”