How to start having more fun. Fun isn’t frivolous – it’s vital for your wellbeing

| July 25, 2023 | Leave a Comment

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Date of Publication: June 21

Year of Publication: 2023

Publication City: London, UK

Publisher: Aeon

Author(s): Mike Rucker

Journal: Psyche

Here’s a step-by-step plan to bring more pleasure into your busy life.

Do you ever wonder if life could (or should) be more fun? In today’s fast-paced world – especially in Western nations – many of us find ourselves struggling to experience a consistent level of joy. The stress and demands of modern daily life can feel overwhelming, leaving little time or energy for enjoyable experiences. If you’re in the ‘sandwich’ generation – those caught between raising children and caring for aging parents – you face compounding challenges to having fun. The seismic shifts in the way we work aren’t helping either, including the transition to so-called knowledge work, where you never really know when your work is finished. There’s also the rise of communication tools that make you accessible at any hour, every day.

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