Do you get more stressed on vacations than you do staying home and working–especially short 4 day weekends on large public holidays?
For the 4th of July, my wife and I took the boys to Tahoe. My wife’s stress level reached Defcon 5. Nothing I did seemed good enough.
Finally, on Friday, she took the kids to the lake and left me at the cabin. The perennial question most men ask on a daily basis echoed in my head, “What did I do wrong?”
Since I was on a blogging break, I finally had time to catch up on some reading. Thanks to my Kindle, I read 3 books simultaneously which leads to mind-expanding perspectives. I was about half way through Wired for Love by Stan Tatkin; Start Where You Are: A Guide to Compassionate Living by Pema Chodron; and How Quantum Activism Can Save Civilization by Amit Goswami. Continue reading