Gretchen Rubin

Why Should the Bee Imitate the Beaver? Because Beavers Play at Their Work.

Why Should the Bee Imitate the Beaver? Because Beavers Play at Their Work.

"From beavers, bees should learn to mend their ways.

A bee works; a beaver works and plays."

--American proverb (allegedly--I've never heard this proverb before!), Oxford Treasury of Sayings & Quotations

One of the aspects of my life that makes me happiest is that I do the same thing for work that I do for play. My "job" is exactly what I do with my free time: reading, writing, taking notes, observing people.

Not one day goes by when I don't think about it, and feel thankful for it.

How about you? Do you find ways to play at your work? There are many ways to accomplish this.

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