It’s true that travelling is the only best way to spend your vacations but definitely not all of us have enough money to travel. As it’s a time of the year when most of you would probably be on vacations. You all must be looking for some productive ways to spend your vacations more effectively at home. In this blog I am going to share some simple, efficient and productive ways which would be relaxing, help you learn lots of new things and would make you feel mentally brightened. I bet you won’t end your holidays regretting you haven’t done anything worthwhile
1. Set Goals:
Initially you need to set goals on daily basis and write down on some paper. Also write down those things that you always wanted to do but couldn’t because of hectic routine. This process of writing down things will help you to commit yourself to making things happen. Read this article if want to know more about the importance of goals on daily basis: https://www.wanderlustworker.com/daily-goal-setting-how-to-set-yourself-up-for-success/
You need to start reading if you don’t do before. Try to buy few books or simply read online in accordance with your interest. (For online books you should visit https://www.gutenberg.org/ ). Read at least 25 pages a day. Reading is so significant and it has lots of benefits. Human brain requires exercise to keep it strong and sharpened and reading is one of the greatest way to make it happen. If you’re a beginner you should read the following books that would help developing your interest in reading.
- The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho
- The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini
- Kafka on the Shore by Haruki Murakami
- The Subtle Art Of Not Giving A Fuck by Mark Manson
- Sophie’s World by Jostein Garder
3. Enhance Your Skills:
You must be aware of the importance of skill set in modern world. If you don’t have any degree but have few valuable skills you can easily survive in modern world. If you already have any skill try to improve it. Otherwise you should learn the following skills that are quite interesting and they could even help you in earning money.
- Draw and Paint
- Microsoft Word
- Any foreign language
- Creative writing
4. Watch YouTube:
You need to watch something really productive on YouTube instead watching videos that are merely purposeless. You need to subscribe the channels that are beneficial for you. Here are some really good and constructive channels where you can be exposed to new ideas.
- School of Life
- Pursuit of Wonder
- Academy of Ideas
- Smosh (not educational but quite funny)
Since you’re free so you could easily watch at least one movie in three days. You probably already watching movies that are not constructive at all and might not help you in learning anything valuable. Indeed movies are supposed to make you relax and calm but you should watch the ones that could provide you something more along with relaxation. Here are some movies that are worth watching, help you gain something, and entertaining as well.
- The Pursuit Of Happyness
- The Man Who Knew Infinity
- The Godfather
- Dead Poet Society
- Good will Hunting
- Forrest Gump
- The Shawshank Redemption
For more you can visit https://www.imdb.com/list/ls055592025/
While travelling, driving, walking, doing dishes and many other such like tasks you can listen something other than music which could help you gain knowledge. You need to install “Google Podcasts” in your mobile phones. There you can subscribe and download world’s greatest informative podcasts. This is the most easiest and fantastic way of getting something in your mind. Here are some best podcasts that you need to subscribe right now.
- The Dollop Podcast
- The Chernobyl Podcast
- The History of England Podcast
- Women at Work
- Dan Carlin’s Hardcore History
- Dear Sugars
Eat Healthy And Do Some Exercise:
“Eat thou and drink; tomorrow thou shalt die”
Eating is one of the greatest joy of life so make sure you eat a lot in this vacation. Try to eat as healthy as you can. Drink lots of water. Do exercise daily. Try to engage yourself in different sports. Through exercise your mind will stay fresh which will help you performing better in other activities the whole day.
Try to perform all these tasks in your daily routine. I bet you won’t return to you institutes regretting that you haven’t accomplished anything.