One of them turned to the other and said:
This is so relaxing. I don’t know why I don’t do this more often.
At first glance I saw nothing wrong with the statement. I make ones like that all the time. But I thought more about it.
We all know what’s good for us.
Walks along the beach. Exercise. Eating right. Keeping a journal. Spending time with friends and loved ones.
So why don’t we do more of those things?
We like to say that “life gets in the way”. But does it, really?
Aren’t those activities I mentioned a part of life? And if they are so relaxing and enjoyable — why don’t we do more of them?
Maybe when we say “life gets in the way”, we mean — the internet gets in the way. Or the television. Or shopping. Or eating junk food.
Maybe, what we really mean is “bad choices” get in the way.