Guest Post: The Importance of Idle Time

By Deborah Jane Wells

You’re just about to leave for your dentist appointment, when you receive a phone call saying the dentist has been called out on emergency and will have to reschedule your appointment.

Congratulations!
You are the winner
of one unexpected free hour!
What will you do with your winnings?

Answer your email? Return to the project you were working on before you had to leave? Pay bills? Return phone calls?

Ever consider doing nothing?

The Importance of Idle Time

“What is this life if, full of care,
we have no time to stand and stare.”
W. H. Davies

If you’re like many, the thought of doing absolutely nothing for an entire hour seems as wasteful as throwing a week’s worth of fresh groceries out with the garbage. Indeed, free time with nothing to do can generate near panic among those who are overloaded and time-starved…

Check out the list of tips and the rest of this article by Deborah Jane Wells, “The Importance of Idle Time,” by clicking  HERE.