A rather short period
The use of energy to do something
To pass (time) without working or in avoiding work.
As long as
for a while
I don't want you to drive while you're so tired.
While waiting for the food to arrive, we were happy to sit and chat in the relaxing surroundings.
She waited while he poured a cup of coffee.
They stay awake at night while researchers work in the daytime.
Can one be well while suffering morally?