Life is full of challenges to overcome. We don’t have to fixate on the difficulty of day-to-day living, though. Setting aside time for fun to ease your spirits lightens your load. Invest time in maintaining close friendships to ensure you make time for fun. Some of the happiest people on earth get together with friends for dinners, games, shared hobbies, and novel activities. Visit websites like Groupon and Living Social for ideas of unique experiences in your town.
A Reader Lives A Thousand Lives Before He Dies. – George R.R. Martin
No matter how busy you are with work and studies, reserve a little time each day for reading. Books allow you the opportunity to escape reality for a while. Indulging in a different state of mind helps you think outside your box to better prepare for challenges ahead. To keep yourself motivated, start your own book club with a group of friends or coworkers to pass along recommendations and share your thoughts.
Remember What It’s Like To Be An Unburdened Child.
Engaging in fun activities helps you relax and unlocks joy in your heart. Amusement parks are great places that transport you back to your childhood. Spend an afternoon roller skating or visit a trampoline park if there is one in your area. Hop on a playground swing. Blow bubbles. Seek out experiences that remind you what it’s like to be free as a child. Watch your favorite childhood movies again. Build a couch fort. Buy an adult coloring book. Visit the zoo. If you are blessed with young people in your life, spend some time trying to see the world fresh through their eyes.
Engage Yourself in fun activities on a daily basis.
The lighter side of life is worthy of our exploration. We need fun to lead a balanced and enriched life. One approach is to write down all the fun activities you can think of on Popsicle sticks and place them in a jar. Each day, pick one out and incorporate a little fun into your life.
- What fun activities do I enjoy?
- How can I maintain balance between solo enjoyment and fun with friends?
- How do I know when it’s time to take a break in life?