I have a difficult question for all of you. When was the last time you really had fun? Think about it. Do you even know what that feels like anymore?
For most of us, life is busy. Busier than busy. If we don't have 5,000 things at work to get done, then it's the dishes, laundry, or bills. Needless to say, this makes it difficult to spend time with our family, let alone on things that we really enjoy. This is life, is it not? At least, that is what I thought as I neared the end of my 4 years in medical school. Life is a hustle and there isn't always room for relaxation, let alone fun.
But then, I read Dr. Stuart Brown's book, Play: How It Shapes the Brain, Opens the Imagination, and Invigorates the Soul. And I realized that in order to be successful, productive and lucrative as doctor and happy and fulfilled as a person, I needed to play.Read More