Jan 01, 2012
For some, pleasure is defined as freedom from work, unstructured time, travel, leisure activities, not following a proscribed plan, or leaving responsibilities behind.
Pleasure can be seen as an escape from:
- our responsibilities (recreating rather than working)
- things that are “good” for us (eating chocolate rather than a salad) or
- things that benefit us (taking a day off from exercising).
We many see exercise or meditation in this way, activities that we “should” do.
For many years I struggled in my meditation practice. …