Summer is the season for stopping the rat race, for leisure, pleasure, letting go, drawing outside the margins, and cultivating irresponsibility. Our lives are far too responsible, we’re entirely too grown up too much of the time, and summer is a chance to unplug and live younger. To play.
“We are poor, indeed, if we are only sane,” wrote Winnicott. But how do we unplug from our hyperventilating lives? Even if we’re not outwardly busy, most of us are very busy inside our heads, worrying, planning, clutching at order. How would it be to release our grip? Let ourselves breathe? Have some new ideas?
This is what I’ll be talking about this Sunday in “Life Unplugged,” this month’s edition of The Seekers Forum. For more information or to register for The Seekers Forum, click here.