Monday, January 01, 2007

"If a man insisted always on being serious, and never allowed himself a bit of fun and relaxation, he would go mad or become unstable without knowing it."

Herodotus (484 BC - 430 BC), The Histories of Herodotus


Blogger teresa said...

"All work & No play"... make for an unhealthy way.... ...

We all need to have interests, social interactions, recreational time, & time with ourselves in order to be well rounded... Days devoted to our MENTAL HEALTH!

11:14 AM  
Blogger WiNgS said...

Live a balanced life.

Work to live, not live to work.

Nurture our three basic parts: body, soul, and spirit. Neglect one and the others suffer.

9:36 AM  
Blogger Michelle said...

I'm not really sure that a life completely devoid of any humor or fun would even be worth living.

I know that people who work in extremely stressful jobs (police, firemen, ambulance drivers, ER staff, morticians, air traffic conrollers, etc.) frequently have what many people might consider a warped sense of humor but that is exactly HOW they cope with the stress. If that was missing then I think that there might not be enough medication available to deal with the devasting levels of depression that would be inevitable.

Laughter sometimes is the very best medicine.

10:36 AM  

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