Importance Of Leisure And Leisure

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As society constantly changes, the balancing act between work and leisure is affected. Today 's world has stacked the scale that balances leisure and work, in favour of work. The heighten importance on work is a result of the influence the western world has upon the whole globe. In this Americanize global society, we have adopted the mentality that work being the major facet of human life must be completed successfully before leisure is permitted. This mentality has changed the view of leisure in our society, which has dramatically decreased the involvement and participation in leisure activities. However, I for one believe that I am an anomaly to this mentality, due to the fact that my life 's journey has caused me to see the importance of …show more content…
I walked and talked at the appropriate age which means I developed much like everyone else my age during my twenty-one years of life. However, there were certain things that I was advance in, when it came to my development and that is a testament to my family. My family facilitated all the leisure that I participated in at an early. Due to the fact, that I was the youngest of seven children in a very close family. Therefore, I was the sponge absorbing all activities going on within my family which began and opened up my opportunities to the world of …show more content…
The experiences that will influence me are; finding my career path, building a family and travelling the world. Now with degree in hand I am ready to begin my journey into what adults call the “real world”. Me begin in my early twenties will look to travel to Europe to actualize my dream of playing basketball at the highest level I can possibly play making leisure my work. After, having a successful career of playing basketball I will switch gears into focusing on my personal. Sometime during my last years as professional basketball player I will marry my wife. Then, once I am done playing overseas I will return home and have three of four children. With the transition of being a single man to the head of the family comes a host of responsibility. Well aware of this responsibility, my leisure will diminish. Therefore, I will push to work out as often as i can, play basketball at least once a week and utilize any moment of family time as my

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