Tuesday, January 3, 2023

Stop Wasting Your Free Time

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Free time can be seen in a number of ways, and it often depends on the individual and how often they have it. Having too much free time can lead to boredom, but always wanting to be on the move can make free time look like wasted time. However, the problem isn’t free time itself, it’s about your mindset and what you decide to do with it. There’s absolutely nothing wrong with doing nothing from time to time, but doing nothing all of the time can be tedious and maddening.

It’s not always about productivity, but you should always make sure your free time gives you what you need. Whether you need something fun to do, whether you need time to relax, or whether you need time to get things sorted - don’t let your precious free time go to waste.

Improve your cooking skills

If there’s a skill that’s going to help you throughout your whole life, it’s cooking. Cooking and baking can be used to improve the quality of your life on a daily basis, especially if you can learn to love it. The better you can cook, the better meals you can make, and the better relationship you can have with food. It works out cheaper for you, it’s more exciting, and you’ll be able to increase your meal variety.

It’s easy to get bored of food if you’re never eating anything that you’re interested in, but being able to explore new recipes with ease can remedy that without a problem, and you won’t have to go to a completely new takeout or restaurant to try it out at a high price.

Enjoy it

You don’t need to spend it learning or developing skills, that’s not always what’s most important. We all need time to sit down and just think about things or entertain ourselves. It helps us unwind, and it keeps us happy. You don't need to spend it learning or developing skills, that's not always what's most important. We all need time to sit down and just think about things or entertain ourselves. It helps us unwind, and it keeps us happy. Whether you want to spend your time watching cartoons, documentaries or movies about God available here.

Often people have the misconception that if they’re not being productive, their time is being wasted. That’s not a healthy way to look at things, because you need to allow yourself that time off. If anything, not having fun is also a waste of time - it’s time in your life that you’re not enjoying, and you can’t get that back. Of course, not everything can be fun, but it should be considered.

Try new things

If you’ve got some free time, why not give something new a try? Your life will feel much more full and interesting if you fill it with things that interest you - but you can’t do that if you haven’t experienced much outside of your comfort zone. Explore outside of that and fail at some new hobbies. Give drawing a try and laugh at the results, sing, work out, and try things that you’ve always wanted to do but never had the chance before. You don’t need to master these things for them to be worth trying.


  1. This was just what I needed. I scroll way to much in my free time.

  2. Not having fun is a waste of time - exactly!

  3. Those are some great points to keep in mind and its good to have some productivity during your free time.

  4. Excellent advice. We need to keep our bodies and minds active.

    Have a fabulous day and rest of the week, my friend. ♥

  5. It is cooking for me! I would love to give it more time to properly learn the different cooking techniques.

  6. My girls got me some adult coloring books to keep me busy in my free time. I wish I had more down time to use them, but they are so relaxing for me I am able to break them out!


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