The Art of waiting.
Waiting plays a major role in all our lives. Most People wait more than three Years of their lives, some spend that much time in traffic jams alone. Only few manage to use the art of waiting to improveour lifes.
All of us wait. We wait for the bus, for the train or the airplane. We wait in traffic jams. We wait in line in the supermarket or in the waiting rooms in the doctors office. The list is unbelievably long.
Sometimes we can shorten the wait by reading a good book, but often we try to burn time reading the twentieth post about some boring bullshit on facebook and co. Often enough there is nothing to distract us and we feel bored.
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How to like doing chores
How I learned to like chores
I hated household chores as a teenager. Most of the time they were boring, tiring and often linked with the disappointment of my mother who had to remind me of my responsibilities once more. More than one I sneaked by my mother out of the house or into another room, because I knew that I would get the next chore as soon as she noticed me.
When I started living on my own it wasn’t much better at first. I stalled everything as long as possible. I used games and books to divert my eyes from reality, which included chores, to fantasy worlds with “real” challenges. Continue Reading →