Somewhere between living and dreaming, there is something else.
What is that "something else"?
This was a question posed to over 100 high school students at a college orientation tour that my younger son, Trenton, and I recently attended.
“At our university, we stress the importance of critical thinking and want to challenge our students to sit in a place of learning and curiosity.” stated the Vice-Chancellor. And I was intrigued.
How many of us are so caught up in the hurried pace and rush of our daily lives that we don’t spend enough time, unplugged, with ourselves and others in conversation and thought? How many of us just don’t seem to find the time to relax, breathe, and think?
Here at our Y, we emphasize the importance of Wellbeing, a different and holistic approach to health; physically, spiritually, emotionally and mentally. And just like those students at that really cool school, where instead of rushing between classes, cramming for finals, stressing about their future, we want to encourage our members to pause and reflect. I invite all of you to join us on this journey.
By the way, my son responded that night as we sat down to enjoy a wonderful Mexican dinner with “Papa, that something else is chips and salsa!” Ah the minds of our youth…