Do you ever forget to take care of yourself? We often spend too much time busying ourselves with daily chores or jobs, forgetting to give some time to ourselves. Yet, at the same time, you don’t want to forget your responsibilities. The question is, how do you strike up a balance between responsibilities and personal time?
A couple of months ago as I was reading a book I came to a chapter that describes an ancient war during which prisoners from the opposing army were used to fortify defenses of the cities. This was not just free labor, but was meant to keep the prisoners occupied so they wouldn’t have the energy to rebel or try to escape. Upon completing the defenses and various structures, the prisoners were then placed in prison; one they had built themselves. I found this very interesting. Had the prisoners known they were making their own prison? Either way, by the end they found themselves in prisons made by their own hands. Continue reading