Tuesday, June 10, 2008
Summer Memories--What Did You Do When You Didn't Have To Do Anything
Summer time is often a more relaxed time of the year, especially for kids. School is out and time is less structured. What do you remember most about your summer vacations? What did you do when you didn't have to do anything? Answering questions like these gives a lot of insight into your life. If you liked to lay in the grass and watch the clouds go by, that tells a lot about you. If you liked to run or ride a bike or do something else full of activity that tells something else about you. Did you read a lot? Did you play sports with others? Did you practice a musical instrument? Did you grow a garden? Did you draw pictures? What you spent you time doing shows what was most important and enjoyable to you. The things you did certainly shaped you and help you to become the kind of person you are. Record the things you enjoyed doing and record the things you had to do even if you didn't enjoy doing them. The chores we had to do, the difficult things we had to deal with, the problems we had to solve all helped us to become the way we are. Writing them down will help give insight into your life and into why you are the way you are.