This is very important — to take leisure time. Pace is the essence. Without stopping entirely and doing nothing at all for great periods, you're gonna lose everything. Whether you're an actor, anything, a housewife … there has to be great pauses between highs, where you do nothing at all. You just lay on a bed and stare at the ceiling. . . .Advice from poet Charles Bukowski. If it makes you sigh with longing, you might be interested in this feature story from the NY Times about several brain researchers taking a rafting trip, cut off from all their technological distractions - cellphones, laptops - to see how it affected their minds. The word "meditation" actually does appear in their future research plans.
nine-to-fiveis one of the greatest atrocities sprung upon mankind. You give your life away to a function that doesn't interest you.
Reading the story in a leisurely way I thought, If you guys liked this, you should try a meditation retreat. Or like Sheba, just lie on a chair doing nothing.