Some people are all about work. All they do is work and all they seem to be able to do is work. I am not sure if they always want to work, or are they just being driven by success or a need for success and of course also money. I know work is important and is very valuable to our goals and what we need to do. However, there needs to be some sort of balance. This balance will change over time depending on your season in life and who you are. Some of the people that I said are all about work may only be like that for a time, this may not be their personality. Nevertheless there are certainty people who are do have tendencies to being workaholics, and also people with the opposite tendency as well. Regardless of who you are, it is important to have fun and enjoy your life.
I know I have had seasons where I was very busy and I did not have time for fun. Ultimately I ended up becoming less productive because I did not have the fun I was seeking to have nor did I have anything to look forward to. The things we enjoy and find fun give us motivation to keep working when we do have to work. I remember having a ton of school work to do for weeks and there were countless other things I’d rather do, and I would procrastinate and end up losing focus and being less productive than if I would just have had a little more fun. When I do procrastinate, I end doing things that I don’t really want to do, but still would rather do them than whatever work I am doing that I am tired from. Most frequently, this is something like going on and off social media and the Internet.
There are plenty of ways to make enough time for fun. We don’t have to play 6 days a week or even the entire weekend to keep ourselves fulfilled. There just needs to be a balance that works for you. For me personally, at least having something fun to do Friday nights and throughout the day Saturday is normally enough for me to go the rest of the week with my work and commitments and being productive as I should. Every week varies and sometimes I do have more fun than other weeks and that will happen in life. This is why we also have vacations and getaways. While there is definitely a need for a delayed gratification, there must also be time for activities that we do enjoy throughout our years, months, weeks, and days.