It’s holidays! There are two types of people on holidays. Which one are you? The one who loves a break to relax and let the days roll by slowly. The other one who keeps busy and completes tasks they would never be able to do if they weren’t on holidays. Being productive is the best thing to be on your holidays. Holidays may be appealing to relax, but you can end up feeling down, lazy and overall unmotivated. Here are 10 ways to keep productive in your holidays. By being productive, you will feel great, satisfied and fulfilled! Don’t worry – you will still have time to relax!
1. Give Yourself Some You Time
Holidays are a time for you to do things you have been wanting to do. Maybe read a book, watch a television show, listen to a podcast, cook more. Holidays are a great time to recharge your batteries and do things that make you happy.
2. Cut Back On Social Media
A way to be productive is to cut back on social media. Social media can trap and consume users leading to a negative influence on your mental health. By cutting back on social media, it will improve your mental health and keep you focused! Don’t spend every 5 minutes checking ‘what’s new’ on social media!
3. Take Advantage Of The Mornings
Yes, on most people’s vacation time they choose to make the most of it by sleeping in. Consider not sleeping the holidays away! Get up early and start ticking things off your holiday list! If you love a sleep in, make it one day a week or the weekend only.
4. Get Rid Of Clutter
Holidays are a perfect time to do a massive cleanout. Get your life in order! It will keep you busy. Doing a cleanout is therapeutic for your house and your mind!
Don’t take a vacation from exercise on your holidays. Exercise is more important than ever before. It is great for your mind, keeping you less stressed and burns off the calories from your vacation food! Now you can have that extra brownie!
6. Make A Plan
A great way to combat laziness in the holidays is to come up with a plan. What do you want to achieve on your holidays? Set a goal and accomplish it! Ideas could be learning how to cook, finish a book or start a new language.
7. Learn A New Skill
Holidays are a great time to learn something new. Learn a skill to help your career or learn a skill for fun. There are online courses and apps that can help you do that. Duolingo is a great app for those wanting to learn a new language.
Volunteering not only helps others but helps yourself. Volunteering has many self-benefits such as pride, accomplishment, connecting and improving the lives of others. What a great way to spend your time!
9. Get Organised
Holidays are the perfect time to get organised. Get your calendar out and start filling it with appointments and trips. Do you have a trip coming soon? Spend some time doing some research and making reservations so you don’t get stressed and lose out on the best deals.
10. Don’t Multitask
You’re on holidays now so you don’t need to multitask. Instead of having multiple tasks on the go, slow down and divide your attention to each one. Enjoy cooking dinner or have fun catching up with friends.