This Tongue in Cheek Article About Relaxation is Humorous and too true
When vacation draws to a close and you are dreading returning to the work grind, you may have a hard time relaxing if you are trying too hard to have fun.
“You Must Enjoy Yourself!” , you say in an effort to bring it into being through sheer force of will. You are trying not to think about your responsibilities and the effort can ruin the outcome.
You will probably find something to relate to in this article that is satire and meant to be funny, with a ring of truth as well. Sometimes, what we resist persists.
Read this and remember…it is fiction that could be true.
ELKHART, IN—Saying even the tiniest moment of leisure counted, local man Brian Rabe told reporters Sunday that he was attempting to wring every last drop of relaxation from the single day that remained of his time off from work. “My four-day weekend’s almost done, so I just need to really dig in and focus on taking it as easy as humanly possible,” said Rabe. I’m going to read a book—better yet, read it outside so I don’t have to do a separate activity to get some sun—then move straight to video games.” At press time, Rabe had spent at least a third of his day hopelessly distracted by his dread of returning to the office.
Thanks to the Onion for this piece of wit. Read the complete article here.