another great article from martha beck

“Empty time is a powerful medicine that can make us more joyful and resilient, but it’s strangely hard to swallow. In our culture, the very word empty has negative connotations: loss, need, desolation, hopelessness. Our ambivalence toward doing nothing creates what psychologists call an approach-avoidance response: We yearn for a powerful source of liberation that is right under our noses, and we’ll do almost anything to avoid it.” 

~Martha Beck, “Making Time for Nothing”

To read the entire article…

http://marthabeck.com/2012/02/making-time-for-nothing/

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