Subject: Go Have Fun!!!
Welcome to Celebrating the Journey!
Thursday, August 24, 2000
TABLE OF CONTENTS
1. Welcome Notes
2. Go Have Fun!!!
3. Fun Suggestions and Quotes
1. Welcome Notes
I am on the road home today and will be back in my office
on Monday, August 28th. I’d love to hear how you’ve
enjoyed these 3 “vacation” CTJ’s. A bit lighter, a bit
shorter. What do you think?
Welcome to all our new subscribers and, as always, a big
thank you for forwarding CTJ to people you think will
enjoy it. It is how our family grows. I wonder what the
number will be when I return? I wish you all a joyful
2. Go Have Fun!
As a coach, I work with my clients to create success,
balance and freedom in all areas of their lives. However,
all too often, in our desire to move forward with our goals
and dreams, to obtain balance in our lives, to grow our
business, to create reserves — we forget to have fun.
Simple, unadulterated, no-redeeming-social-value, tickle
your insides fun.
That is your assignment for this week: Go Have Fun!!
Each day for the next week, do something that is just plain
fun. It will brighten your day, lighten your load, heighten
your enjoyment, frighten the blues away and enlighten
your shadow side.
All that rhyming was just, plain fun, and I am giggling
madly at the silliness of it all! Which is exactly what I’m
I’m betting that putting fun in each day for the next week
will establish a pattern – and a fun pattern at that – that
you will continue one day at a time for as many days as
3. Fun Suggestions
Flabbergasted by the idea of something fun? Flummoxed
by the whole concept? Here are some ideas for you and a
few quotes to remind you of the importance of having
“Having fun is about as good a habit as there is.”
Ride a roller coaster
And if you don’t know where to find one, check this out!
is a list of amusement parks in every state and country
you can think of!
Splash in a backyard pool with a 3-year-old
And for more great ideas for fun for the whole family, visit
Read anything by Sark or Dave Barry
Like mysteries? Visit http://www.mysterynet.com for
mysteries to solve right on the site and to subscribe to
daily or weekly mystery email lists. Great interactive stuff!
“The best climber in the world is the one who’s having the most
Spending hours and hours on your computer growing
your business and your life? Lighten up your computer
time with desktop designs, web graphics, virtual pets and
more. Take a look at http://www.vikimouse.com/
Make bubbles with a big circular bubble wand
Play in the garden
Visit amused.com which calls itself, “the ultimate guide
to wasting time online.” We all spend a bunch of time
online doing research, sending office email, emails
reports. Here’s the way to lighten your day while online –
on your own time, please! Click on
“If I repent of anything, it is very likely to be my good
Henry David Thoreau
Soak in a hot tub in a full moon
Play solitaire and cheat so you win
Eat mangoes naked
http://www.crayola.com has piles of great stuff for parents
and kids alike. Make your own refrigerator art, learn some
new games, get creative. Whether you’re 6 or 60, this is a
fun place to play.
“Fun has a sacred dimension.”
Swing as high as you can on a swingset, by moonlight
Like riddles and puzzles? Exercise your brain in a way
that’s fun not work. http://www.dujour.com has lots of
’em with prizes every day.
Write a love letter to yourself
Play tug-of-war with a big dog
And speaking of dogs… Dog owners are very good at
walking their dogs. How else can you have fun with your
dog. Here’s a website dedicated to just that question! Click
on http://www.dog-play.com/ and join your pooch for
some good times.
Man, unlike the animals, has never learned that the sole
purpose of life is to enjoy it.
Give yourself the gift of enormous amounts of fun and
enjoyment this week.
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