What Everyone Ought To Know About "Niksen"
This Week's Simple Tip What do you think these four pictures have in common? They all portray ways we can convince our minds we are being "productive," while really being "idle." Staring at clouds, playing with sand, gazing out the window and listening to music are all ways we can escape, relax and even daydream. Called "niksen" which means "doing nothing," the Dutch consciously take time and energy on a regular basis to do "idle activities." They look at it as a way to sh