How to use your spare time is must read for all. If you have spare time and wants to utilize it in best possible manner read the tips, ideas, ways or suggestions mentioned in it. 

“Guard well your spare moments. They are like uncut diamonds. Discard them and their value will never be known. Improve them and they will become the brightest gems in a useful life.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

Leisure can be both a problem and a solution.  Nathaniel LeTonnerre.

Leisure only means a chance to do other jobs that demand attention. – Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.

Spare time, leisure time, Free time, Extra time, Relaxation time.

Whatever you name but the depth meaning remain almost same. In our life, many a times we come across such a luxury of having a spare time. Spare time or Free time is boon for many while curse for most.

[box type=”shadow” align=”alignleft” ]Best or worst part of the spare or free time is when you are occupied with lots of work your mind constantly demands some spare or free time, but when you have enough spare or free time your same mind finds it boring to kill the time without doing nothing.[/box]

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So, what could be the best solution of problem?

Have a list of activities which you would like to do on your spare, free, leisure or extra time.

So, for those of you, who, wants to have some creative ideas regarding the subject, here, we have mention some of the activities, which you can do on your spare time.

1. MAKE YOUR MAIL BOX MORE MEANINGFUL

Most of us, now has started to use internet and almost all the internet users might be having their E-mail ID, many of us might be having more than two E-mail IDs and some of us might be having numerous E-mail ID.

Means, all of us, has Mail Box, which constantly bombarded with numerous mails, newsletters etc. So, whenever we open our Mail Box, many a times, we become quite confused about where to start.

And while reading almost all the mails and newsletters our precious time wasted. So, for avoiding this, cultivate the habit to clean up your mail box whenever you have spare or free time and make your mail box more user friendly by marking important mails and delete rest of the mails which are not useful.

By using this simple tips you can use your busy time without having break.

2. SPARE TIME IS BEST TIME FOR DUE TASK

There may be many task or work which are due or waiting to be done at appropriate time. Spare time is best time for completing these task. Your telephone bills, your electricity bills etc. are few name of the tasks which you have to do on monthly basis.

So, whenever you have spare time do not wait for due dates, clear the dues, because it gives you two tangible benefits. First, it saves your future time and Second, you can save yourself for running around for making payments at the last date.

3. HELP OTHERS BY VOLUNTEER WORK

We are living in Jet speed world, where we hardly find time for our self, forget about our near & dear.

Means our virtual world has become very wide but our real world has become more smaller and some time we may not know our colleague or our neighbor.

So, whenever you have spare time utilize it in best possible manner by working as a volunteer or helping others.

There are lots of Volunteer groups, NGOs, Government Agencies, Organizations which constantly works in this direction and more often they are in need of someone who can provide them self less or unconditional service.

If you have spare time and wants to use in best possible manner, consider it, because it gives you more rewards than you imagine. First, it nourish your soul, Second, it expand your horizon, Third, you come to know that there are many people less fortunate than you, Fourth, your network expands.

4. MAKE YOUR FREE TIME AS YOUR HOBBY TIME

Most of us, had some hobbies in the past or when we were kid but unfortunately, responsibilities of adult life made our life like hell.

So, whenever you have spare time reinvigorate that hobby which you left with your childhood.

Initially it may sound and look stupid, bizarre or uncomfortable for you and your surrounding when you follow your that hobby. Hobby means anything like playing games on computer, drawing picture, playing with animals, dancing like dragons, singing like a buffalo Etc.

Do not hesitate to fulfill it, once you accustomed with it, you may be surprised that how much that simple and little steps can change your life.

5. WATCH TV SERIES, MOVIES,VIDEOS, PROGRAMS WHICH YOU LIKED MOST

Due to your hectic work schedule, you might have miss many interesting, controversial, banned or important TV serials, movies, videos, programs which you liked to watch most.

So, prepare the list of all and start to use your time in most fun oriented, pleasant and interesting manner.

6. IMPROVE YOUR SKILL

During your spare time if it is possible improvise your some of the skill which you feel in near future will be helpful to you professionally or personally.  It may not replace your main job but at least, it help you to retain your present job or become helpful to perform better in your present job.

Suppose if your English is poor so improvise it in your spare time.

7. GO TO SOME REMOTE OR ISOLATED PLACES

 During your hectic time, you might have surrounded yourself with your office, your concrete jungle or in your cubicle, so you might have missed the beautiful nature, greenery, snowfall and other colors of mother nature, so, whenever you have spare time utilize it in most efficient manner and do visit some of the places which you have always dreamed to visit while working.

8. SIT IDLE AT SOME PEACEFUL PLACE

Many a times in life do nothing and be passive becomes the best activity especially if you were workaholic throughout your life or since last so many years you were doing hard work and your entire body is tired and each and every organ of your body is shouting for rest, then forget about everything, do nothing and find out some place, which is quite peaceful and sit there for as long as possible.

9. INVEST IT PROPERLY WITH YOUR FAMILY,FRIENDS AND NEAR & DEAR

During your busy working days you might have ignored all your near & dear one and many a times you might have missed all the opportunities to connect with them like family get to gather, family re-union occasion, wedding, anniversary and birthday party of many. So, whenever you have spare time, spend that time with them and repay the debt you owe to them.

10. SLEEP, SLEEP, SLEEP & SLEEP

Many a times in your life comes a moment when you don’t want to do anything, just & just wants to sleep, sleep & sleep. And mind very well there is nothing wrong in it, because, after all it is your body, it is not Robot or machine which doesn’t wants rest. So, if you feel sleeping is best usage of spare time do not mind it, just sleep as much as you like. Who knows after having enough rest and good sleeping your mind fully charged up and started to bombard various creative ideas?

11. EAT, PRAY & LOVE

In fact it is name of the famous book  written by Elizabeth Gilbert, but it is same true with using your spare time.

Whenever you have a spare time
Eat what you like most..
Pray to whichever God you would like to..
Love to all..
Isn’t it a best usage of your time??

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