As adults, it’s easy to lose touch with the value of the things we do just for enjoyment. There are shelves full of self-help books about how to monetize our hobbies and passions, but remember: engaging in an activity just for the love of doing it has incredible value of its own.
There’s a misguided notion that leisure time is just for kids. Worse, we often feel pressured to find ways to make money from a skill or hobby as soon as we begin practicing it.
The secret to having fun is valuing each moment on its own terms, and knowing that nothing lasts—including the things you most enjoy. All things end eventually, and that is what brings variety to our lives. Look for more ways to inject joy into your schedule with our Instaread on That Sounds Fun.