Fun and productivity both are what we look for in our vacations. We want to relax and have fun to take a break from our daily hectic and boring routine. At the same time, we want to do something productive to make full use of the leisure time we have. Well, we start with some fun activities and do not know when the vacations are over. In the meantime, we are worried about not doing anything productive. So, we end up spending neither fun nor productive vacations. 

Well, there are many activities that you can do to make your vacations the most enjoyable and full of meaningful activities. Following things can make you satisfied with your vacations.

Pursue your hobbies

The first and most important thing to do when you are on a vacation is to give time to your hobbies. Hobbies add to our skills and creativity. At the same time, they are fun, too. Whether you like playing music, writing, reading, spending time with your plants, taking care of your pets, or anything. Now, some of you will say your hobbies are not good enough. Well, collect coins if that’s what you like and sleep for long hours if you count it as your hobby. The only thing that matters is not to regret that you have wasted enough time on it. Doing what you like during leisure time enhances one’s happiness that increases your working abilities. 

Try to read a book 

Vacations are a wonderful time to develop habits like reading. This vacation, try to read at least one book. Do not pick long, tough non-fiction. Read some love story, some novel, or any kind of fiction that you like. This can be a small book and you should enjoy reading it. If you are not liking it, give it some time or change the genre. Moreover, do not stay busy with them the whole day. You can reserve your night or morning hours for that. This is the perfect time for reading a book because you have fewer distractions so you can enjoy it to your full. Secondly, you will not feel like you are giving all the time of the day to your reading. Reserve your day for other activities that you like doing. 

Enhance some skills

Skill enhancing sounds like doing a new thing and adding to the tough routine, right? Well, it is not about that. If you are good at playing badminton, tennis, sketching, or anything, do them particularly during your free time or vacations. You can improve them, learn new techniques, or just practice more. Learning new skills or enhancing the previous ones will give you a sense of satisfaction. More than that, you will not be wasting your holidays. Instead, you will be spending time on something skillful. Every skill has its own benefits. For example, sketching increases your creativity and imagination power. Likewise, outdoor games and sports are good for the openness of mind, clarity of thoughts, and much more.

Quality time with friends and family

Fun is incomplete until you spend quality time with the people you really care about. Go out with your friends, meet new people and increase your social circle. This will also give you a lot of new things to learn about. However, you are not doing it for learning. Leave certain things just for fun and you will feel it has their own benefits. Just like that, spend time with your family members. Plan activities with them like cooking, playing, watching a movie, or anything. 

Do not break your discipline 

Having leisure time does not mean you do not have to break your discipline. Once you have made disciplined studying a part of your life, leaving it for quite a time like vacations will make you do all that effort from the starting point. That’s why you find students complaining, we are still not over the effects of vacations. 

There is a solution to it. Start finding fun in the discipline. Once you have made a routine your habit, it becomes so easy for you to follow that you find your peace in it. So, don’t destroy it. All you can do is replace your activities but do them during the same flexible timelines. 

By doing all these things, you will not only have fun during vacations but make them full of productive activities, too. So, this time, you are just going to have fun with all the things and no regrets. Enjoy your vacations!

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Ayesha Areej is a staff writer at The Academia Magazine

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