Off Topic Chit Chat Get to know other eflight modelers in the WattFlyer community here in this off topic forum. NO politics or religion discussion please (Holiday well wishes are ok)

Flying R/C planes is crucial to your self-actualization

Old 01-22-2011, 02:14 AM
Super Contributor
Thread Starter
mclarkson's Avatar
Join Date: May 2010
Location: Wichita, KS
Posts: 3,958
Default Flying R/C planes is crucial to your self-actualization

From Huffington Post

When you're engaged in activities of "personal expressiveness," ones that are self-chosen and that reflect intrinsic goals, you're operating from the "true self."

This leads to optimal psychological functioning (i.e., happiness). We're talking about something far from tangential to your existence. Play scholar John Neulinger called passionate play pursuits none other than the "central life interest."
I'll have to tell my wife that flying my planes is important for my "optimal psychological functioning."
mclarkson is offline  
Old 01-22-2011, 02:18 AM
Trammellc2001's Avatar
Join Date: Sep 2010
Location: Claremore, OK
Posts: 176

I second that!
Trammellc2001 is offline  
Old 01-22-2011, 02:37 AM
Community Moderator
firemanbill's Avatar
Join Date: Sep 2005
Location: Sevierville, Tennessee
Posts: 20,744

Amen and AMEN!
firemanbill is offline  
Old 01-22-2011, 02:47 AM
Community Moderator
gramps2361's Avatar
Join Date: Dec 2008
Location: oxford, MA
Posts: 7,074
Thumbs up

That is a great article and I couldn't agree more with it. Nothing like losing ones self in something you enjoy and freeing yourself from the worries of life.

We are all going to live longer by being happier no wonder there are so many 80 year olds at the club I belong to. They are having so much fun they forgot to grow up, and grow old.
gramps2361 is offline  
Old 01-22-2011, 03:17 AM
Bub Steve
Super Contributor
Bub Steve's Avatar
Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: Shadeville Fl,
Posts: 7,189

Oh Heck yes!!bubsteve
Bub Steve is offline  
Old 01-22-2011, 04:17 AM
Super Contributor
CHELLIE's Avatar
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: Hesperia, So. Calif
Posts: 19,269

I tell my boys, That my Model Aircraft Mean more to me than they Do But My Model Aircraft are on a Even Keel with My Grand Kids LOL

CHELLIE is offline  

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service - Do Not Sell My Personal Information -

Copyright 2021 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.

Page generated in 0.07398 seconds with 12 queries