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Daydreaming - Is It Good And Why Should You Do Daydreaming More Often?
A tropical paradise with green-leaved palm trees, coconut trees, exotic birds singing in the background and sandy beaches with ice blue oceans. There you ae, sitting on the deck chair, sipping a cocktail and admiring the view when...
"Have you done your work yet?" asks the menacing boss standing in front of you. The look on his face is one of pure agitation and you know the work's not done. Not even started. "Yes, boss. Almost done." And your boss walks out and you breathe a sigh of relief.
Not only were you day dreaming but you were caught doing so! How embarrassing! But day dreaming has many health benefits such as relieving stress, calming the mind and body and fulfilling desires in another world. Scientists have proved that the people who day dream often are more prone to discovering a new way of doing something or figuring out a past problem which was, up until now, unsolved.
Day dreaming is different for everyone. For some, it's living in a tropical paradise. For others, it may be living the perfect dream that only you can live. Either way, it is a healthy way to release stress. There are things such as stress balls available on the market but I've been through so many of them that I couldn't be bothered to buy another one.
A good form of releasing stress is learning to meditate. Now I've been laughed at countless times when I sit down and just meditate, but I found it to be a great source of comfort and a proven stress reliever. There are many books in the library or on the Internet if one feels the urge to learn.
Creative day dreaming is one of the few things a human can enjoy because you can either make it up as you go along or dream a dream you want to obtain and live it in another fantasy world. Either way, you're in control. Your world, your rules.
So go ahead and feel free to create the wonderous world you want. Live in it, play in it. Be the boss for a while. But caution to those who take up this activity at work.. It has risks and benefits so one could rather relax and do this before or after work, in a break or whenever suits you best.