PLAYTIME: Time to be free!

Silly is a choice!

Do you remember being a little girl or boy?

Playing in the sandbox, riding your bike full force down an enormous hill, climbing a tree… blowing bubbles out of your nose!

Yes, you know you have done it all. I have!

I used to climb a big, old tree out in the front yard.  I would sit up there and listen (ok spy) on those that walked by.  I heard stories of wives sharing their intimate stories of sex, of an old man ranting to himself about his bills and many, many more.  I would giggle with delight.  BTW – never shared any stories I heard.  It was silly but so much fun!

I used to dance on the ledge of our patio porch.  It was deemed dangerous by my parents, but that just made it more of an adventure.  At night, I’d sneak out with three flashlights.  Each time, I’d set up them in position to be spotlights for the big show.  I would dress up, put make-up on and dance!  I would dance along that ledge, twirl and let my creative spirit out.  If someone came outside, they would have called me crazy or punished me for a month.  It was silly, so alive and fun!

I could go on… right into my silly moments in junior high, high school, or college.  I have done many fun things with my kids, my friends and partners!    Most didn’t create any damage but were crazy fun!

So, now as a ‘mature woman’ I find I am asking myself if I can still be silly.

Can I do some fun things just to laugh, to play, to break out of the mold of conformity?  You betcha I can!!!!

Can you?  What does it feel like?  I challenge you this weekend to be silly, play and have fun!!!

Forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair.

~ Khalil Gibran ~


Published by authenticbeing

I am a trained Integrative Coach Professional with the Ford Institute. I have been mentor with Lumen Worldwide. I offer several styles of coaching, uniquely tailored to meet your needs. I love sailing, exploring nature, writing and art. My passion is service. If you are interested in using me as a life-coach, feel free to contact me through my email. I offer a complimentary sample session. On Skype please indicate that you have read my blog to connect to me. Call me at 765-729-8386. take good care, Lo

4 thoughts on “PLAYTIME: Time to be free!

  1. Very nice, stirs op memories; THANK YOU.
    Kindred spirits, you have at least ONE crazy colleague! 🙂
    Oh, and I think I’m going to steal you Gibran quote (isn’t that fun, I’m stealing from you and you still have it :-))


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