Recently, a friend asked me, "Do you need to be busy all the time?" The question gave me pause. Do I NEED to be "busy" "all the time." Well, let's see. I like being with people. My experiences in life are enriched when they involve other people. I enjoy an active pace, active schedule. I don't want to miss out on anything or anyone. I have an appreciation for life and its "temporal-ness." But do I NEED to be busy all the time? No. And I would argue that it's not a matter of being busy all the time. It's a matter of feeling alive. As my mom wrote in her blog, if you're not changing, you're stagnating. That's not an option, as far as I'm concerned. Evolution is a good thing. So is being with the ones you love.
So in answer to the question, I CHOOSE to live life to the fullest.