By Erica Ariel Fox, Author of WINNING FROM WITHIN | Lecturer at Harvard Law School | Leadership Advisor
Reading a good book. Swimming at the beach. Surviving lines at The Magic Kingdom, so you can relish the unbridled joy when your child snuggles up to Mickey Mouse. Strolling through the Farmer’s Market. Sleeping late. Barbecues with friends in the backyard. Ice cream with fresh strawberries on a fire hot day.
These are classic images of the simple pleasures of summer.
As August threatens to slip through our fingers, and fall peeks around the corner, it’s worth pausing to notice the difference between what we’re enjoying now, and how we live most of the time. It’s not over yet. We can still bask in the longer days of sunshine; still savor what John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John sang about so adoringly: “those summer nights.”
Yes, we love our summer break…….