Ice Cream for Breakfast : If You Follow All The Rules, You MIss Half the Fun
How often do you break the rules? Not often enough!
Remember when you were a kid and your life was governed by rule after rule? Clean your room. Eat your vegetables. Don't talk back. But remember too, how good it felt to assert your independence now and again and rebel against those rules? After all, misbehaving and being bad could make you feel pretty good.
In Ice Cream for Breakfast, author Leslie Levine serves up 52 ways to break the rules in order bust out of the ho-hum routine of daily life. According to Levine, breaking the rules can give you a fresh perspective, shake things up a bit, and force you to see life through a slightly different lens.
Filled with insight, humor, and honest wisdom, Ice Cream for Breakfast will remind you that it's OK to forego the expected and indulge instead in the simplest of selfish pleasures. Chapters like Stay Up Past Your Bedtime, Play in the Dirt, and Cry Over Spilled Milk give you license to break the most familiar "rules" from childhood. Other chapters encourage you to act like a kid again. Sing at the Top of Your Lungs, for instance, reminds you that singing with abandon is not about how others might think you sound but how good it might make you feel. Still other chapters offer insightful interpretations of familiar words to live by. Keep Your Eyes on Your Own Paper addresses the importance of listening to your own voice rather than relying upon someone else's answers.
Ice Cream for Breakfast is a poignant little guide to countering life's pesky little tyrannies. The perfect primer on savoring the smaller moments in life, the overall message is clear: bust out of that routine, break the rules and have fun!