Leisure, Play and Recreation defined

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Leisure, Play and Recreation Leisure and Lifestyle Well-Being Leisure and Lifestyle Well-Being Greg Farris, MS.Ed., M.Ed.
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Historical differences (ex. sun tan) Leisure’s four basic contexts time activities state of existence state of mind
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Time where we have greater freedom to do what we want. Can be positive or negative Obligated v. free time Active v. passive
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Greek word for leisure, schole , means serious activity without the pressure of necessity. No activity is leisure for everyone. What are some common leisure activities?
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Absence of the necessity of being occupied. – Aristotle Leisure as an adjective Leisure as a noun Perceived freedom, internal locus of control Controlling events, rather than being controlled by events. Leisure has only one condition: perceived freedom
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Leisure has these components 1. Happiness 2. Freedom 3. Intrinsic rewards 4. Social setting 5. Pleasure 6. Playfulness 7. Spirituality 8. Risk 9. Ritual 10. Humor
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Leisure is a waste of time. Wanderlust – the desire to see and do everything. If one is always rushed, where does leisure fit in?
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What is leisure for some is not leisure for others
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