Reuters 1/6 You will have more time to enjoy yourself article Spend more time at home with your family, read a good book, and enjoy the time you have with your friends.
It is better to have time for leisure activities than for serious work.
But you can still have fun and be productive without taking up too much time on busy days.
It will help you to be more productive at work and enjoy yourself more 2/6 Get out of your comfort zone and discover something new every day article When you have lots of free time, find something you enjoy, and spend it doing something new, whether it is going for a walk, taking a run, or reading a new book.
Spend your time discovering new things and getting to know new people.
If you enjoy the process of discovery, it can lead to more rewarding relationships and meaningful work.
3/6 Focus on the bigger picture article Choose the right topics to focus on, such as your career, the economy, and the environment.
Focus on topics that you care about and that you can relate to, and then explore the bigger issues.
This will help to take your mind off the small things that are important to you, and will help your mind and your work to get better.
4/6 Choose a good time to work article Make time for yourself, with friends and family, to unwind.
This can be as simple as getting up at 5am or going to bed at 8pm.
Make the time to relax, to recharge, and to unwinding with someone.
5/6 Don’t take on too much responsibility for your life article Do not take on the responsibility of taking on too many things.
Work on yourself.
You don’t have to do everything, and you will find that you have more free time.
You may find it easier to work on other important projects, such at home or in your career.
6/6 Do a mental health check on yourself article If you feel stressed, anxious or depressed, talk to your doctor or mental health professional.
They may be able to help you improve your mental health.
1/8 You have more energy and motivation article It is possible to be motivated for longer without losing energy or motivation.
Find out how to use your mental energy effectively to get more done.
Spend time focusing on your work and relaxing, and keep yourself energised and motivated.
2/8 Find something new everyday article Spend time doing something interesting, such a relaxing walk or a yoga class.
Spend a bit of time looking at different types of art, such an old painting or a photograph.
Spend some time at the library and at the supermarket.
3 /8 Start thinking about a new idea every day source Reuters 4/8 Try a new exercise routine source Reuters 5/8 Get your kids to be creative source Reuters 6/8 Give yourself a break source Reuters 1 /8 You will be more able to enjoy life article Spend your free time enjoying yourself, and with your loved ones, rather than worrying about what to do with your time.
It can help to spend more time in the company of others, and have more leisure time to do things you enjoy.
It may also help you find a new hobby or interest.
2 /8 Go for a brisk walk, running, or cycling, and discover new things every day.
Spend as much time as possible outdoors.
Do not be shy about going out, but try to find a place you are comfortable and relaxed in, and a quiet place where you can enjoy the silence.
3.2K Shares Share Dr Michael T. Smith is a lecturer in mental health at the University of Cambridge.
He is also a member of the Faculty of Health and Social Care.
He blogs about health, wellbeing and wellbeing in the 21st century.
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