All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy.’ A cliché? Yes, but there may just be a dot of truth to it. Everyone knows that play is good for kids. It promotes physical and mental development and provides an opportunity for healthy social interaction. But as kids get older, time for free play gets less, until adulthood, when it just about disappears altogether.
It is all about attitude. There is a familiar statement, ‘What goes around comes around’. The negative emotions we feel can ‘infect’ those around us, while positive emotions can ‘uplift’. This can come back to you in an amplified way.