Times or instants of the leisure not to achieve formerly easily are determined “ here and now” strongly by the life in: Carpe diem (lat., speak karpe those-em = “use the day! ”). But not all spare time is at the same time also “leisure”, since many leisure activities are determined indirectly by foreign interests.
In the sense of “creative leisure “it already steps - contrary to the work - in the antique one on (Greek s|cholé opposite pónos, Latin otium opposite negotium). While the philosophers of the antique ones considered the leisure with their character-forming and creative possibilities valuable, z has. B. the protest anti-mash occupation and work highly held and itself against each idle course (= “all vicesAt the beginning of ") turned. This “Protestant ethics “became also a substantial basis of the capitalistic ideology.
Today the aspect becomes very importantly to gönnen itself leisure the receipt of the health. In the context of the Wellness movement for this many methods of the Meditation and body perception are used.
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