All work and no play, makes Jack a dull boy. Everyone needs leisure in their lives. Time off from work can do wonders for our mind and body. It relives us from stress, boredom and monotony. People spend so much time planning out their lives and work; they never stop and think about having some free time for themselves. We live in a world that people are competing all the time and everything is competition. It feels to get away from that from time to time and not get bogged down in it.
Leisure is something that is meant to be satisfying and rewarding. There are many activities to choose from. For the adrenaline heavy people and people who want try out something for the first time there’s ice hiking, scuba diving, parachuting, paragliding, wakesurf, sledging, white water rafting, caving and many more. For the calmer there are leisure activities such as bird watching, golf, crossword and bicycle riding are some. There are basically limitless leisure activities for everyone.
There are many studies that leisure breaks from time to time improve our mental and physical health and overall quality of life. It also allows us to learn new skills and create unforgettable experiences. No one has to live a boring life, it is fun to tell people how you can wakeboard Tai Tam or paraglide or even a great experience you had when spending your leisure break.
These activities make you a role model especially to children as they love to hear stories and even learn a thing or two. It motivates them to stay healthy and to understand that life is not only about working the whole time but also taking some time for yourself and enjoying it.
When you get back to work from your leisure activity you will be energised and motivated to work. You’re fresh and ready to move forward and take on challenges. Leisure break doesn’t have to mean only outdoor activities, even activities such as watching a movie can be a leisure activity but many experiences are made in outdoor activities.
Leisure is useful for all ages. For the young and adolescents it gives them a sense of joy, for the teenage and the young adults it gives them a sense of purpose, for the middle aged it gives a sense of freedom from work and for the older adults it gives them a sense of connection with their family and the people around them. It is an activity for all ages and gives a sense of happiness to everyone. Most activities are can only be done for certain age groups and it is important no one regrets that they missed their chance.