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The Power of Having Fun by Dave Crenshaw

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CHAPTER 9

Stage Five: Enjoying Your Oases

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From a psychological standpoint, I find the enjoyment part of an Oasis most fascinating. Why? Because many people just plain don’t feel it.

Feel what? Happiness, joy, elation — that whatever they’re doing is pleasurable. There is a shocking epidemic of emotional numbness, especially when it comes to enjoying the simplest pleasures in life.

In candid, private conversations that I have with my coaching clients, I find more and more people wondering whether they are able to feel emotions at all. I even had a client wonder out loud whether he was a sociopath. He isn’t, in case you’re wondering. But because ...

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