Recently, I have been having a lot of conversations with myself about play. It is a really recent phenomenon, actually, only ever since I moved to Chiang Mai (CM) and started playing a lot, and allowing my inner child to play and frolic.
It’s been a long time. As most children that have to grow up way too fast in this competitive and mad-about-money world, I was the same. I needed to get rid of my stupid inner child mentality who wanted to play, and imagine different worlds, if I ever wanted to succeed. I couldn’t be wasting all of my time on nonsense like that! I mean, I had money to make, and empires to build.
Just like that, my feminine, playful side was pushed aside, into the depths of my subconscious, and I began the slow climb to the top. Only my masculine side was allowed to speak up, and if my feminine side did speak up when I was working myself too hard, or not having any fun, it was scolded, and told to shut up.
Play Is Something That Doesn’t Bring You Money
Do you have anything you do in your life just for the pure pleasure of it? Do you have anything like that at all? I didn’t until last year. I had nothing like that.
Everything I did had to bring me money. If it wasn’t, then it was a waste of my time and energy. I didn’t have time to play, and because I didn’t have time to play, I didn’t. (more…)