55. The art of doing nothing
Some days it’s best to just stay under your duvet. Try to convince your family to move in with you and make a teepee of fun for the day. Retreating from the world is a restorative and something you should definitely do as regularly as you can.
We’re funny creatures, aren’t we? We get two weeks’ holiday maybe twice a year and we try and fill it with as much as humanly possible. Yet the most relaxing holiday I’ve ever had was right here at home when I was waiting on a contract for something and so couldn’t leave the country. I spent most of the week reading in bed, like I used to do as a child.
Someone once said ‘We are human beings, not human doings’ and, you know, whoever it was is quite right. Sometimes you just ...