There are three factors of real, restorative fun, according to a new book on fun.
The three factors are: playfulness, connection and flow.
These 3 are all active states – meaning that passive consumption (read netflix and its friends), though enjoyable or relaxing, is unlikely to ever transport or restore us the way the best kind of fun can.
“True fun” requires us to be present and at ease, not distracted, self-critical, stressed or sleep-deprived.
How much are you having right now? How can you design some in to your world?