Weekends and holidays are the best times to recover from all the stress and demands of the work week. In most cases, you would rather curl up in bed for as long as you can. But when that’s all you do over your rest days, eventually you’ll regret wasting so many days. You wish you could’ve done something more capable of recharging yourself. Here are some suggestions:
Go Biking and Camping
Biking is an incredibly beneficial form of exercise. It burns calories, strengthens the leg, back and arm muscles, exercises your heart and lets you enjoy the fresh air. It doesn’t have the same impact on your body either — particularly your knees and feet — as running. Determine your destination for camping and spend the night in a tent or on a hammock — whatever fits in your pack.
Watch Some Football
If you’re celebrating Anzac Day, AFL tickets are what you need. Bring the family and lose yourselves in some exciting Aussie football. You can watch it on television, but nothing beats being there to cheer for either Collingwood or Essendon. You’ll come back to work the next day feeling jubilant and refreshed.
Learn To Do Something New
This is ideal if you don’t intend to leave home. Perhaps you can learn how to bake or cook a different dish. You can learn how to take care of the garden, do some light carpentry, or you can even learn to fix your car. As long as it keeps you occupied without making you think about work, it should be a worthwhile endeavour.
These are some of the things you can do when you don’t have to go to work. Whatever makes you feel fulfilled at the end of the day, surely beats wasting all that sunlight under the covers.