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How to have real fun — even when life's got you down : Life Kit

How to have real fun — even when life's got you down : Life Kit

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We Got Fun Wrong

Fun is not frivolous! When we have true fun (more on that later), we stave off loneliness, we stop judging ourselves and we can walk away from a couple of hours of fun with energy that buoys us long after the guitar is back in its case or the deck of cards is back in the drawer.

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Playfulness

Playfulness is when you embrace a spirit of lightheartedness and freedom. It means letting go of the idea that you have to be perfect or to achieve something.

Connection

You feel a sense of connection with the activity that you're doing. You feel a sense of connection with your physical body. Or, most likely, you feel a sense of connection with another person or group of people through a shared experience.

The Flow State

You know that thing where you're totally immersed in something and can even lose track of time? That is flow.

The brainwaves change when we enter the state of flow. Our focus is only on the ongoing activity, along with a boost in creative energies.

SPARK! Get More Fun Into Your Days

S — Make space for fun! Put your phone down!

P — Pursue passions.  Look for things that interest you and let those guide you.

A — A is for attracting fun, which means having an open mind about when and where fun might appear.

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