From trying your hand at comedy to learning how to play the flute, we have ways to make you smile each and every day. So, what’s the secret to having fun when you’re stuck on a project or feeling down? Let's explore. We’ll take you through the top five ways to entertain yourself in this digital age and get you motivated for more creative work.
Games are a way to bring the brain and creativity to the fore. Simply put, games are a way to engage your mind and heart. They are a powerful tool to help you clear your mind and engage your brain while inspiring creativity. While there are many different types of games, there is one type that stands out as being incredibly exciting and brain-stimbing.
Video games are like a gateway to the world of creativity, motivation, and innovation. They encourage a high rate of creative thinking, attention span, and emotional regulation. When it comes to games, try to incorporate some variety. There are many games that require you to make small adjustments to flow, but there are also games that are easy to make and easy to play.
One of the best places to start is with a board game. Try out games with pictures and letters, games without words and numbers, games with cultural elements, and many, many other types of games. You can also try bringing your favorite reads into the mix.
You can add books from the library or books you’ve been meaning to read but have put off because they’re too hard to read. Add these books to the mix and you have a full-blown reader in one place to help you read and lose weight.
Read Something Different
The more diversified your reading, the more diverse your thinking, and the less work you have to do. This means that it’s also easier to keep your mind from getting too focused on what you have to do next. Instead of thinking about what you have to do next, pay attention to the words in the books you’re reading and notice how they make you feel. Pay attention to the tone of the book and notice how it affects you.
Try to think of books that have a particular theme or that capture your imagination. Read books with cultures and authors you’re interested in. Ideally, you’ll be able to read books from different cultures or with authors you’re looking to read for inspiration.
Learn a Skill
Learning a new skill is a great way to get creative and develop creative problem solving skills. It is also a great way to learn about yourself because you’re not just learning a new skill but also about the people you are becoming as a person.
You may not be able to do everything that someone else is able to do, but by extracting as much from your experience as possible, you can create a better you.
Do something Fun for Yourself
You’re already at an age when you’re coming to the end of your comfort zone and you’re trying out new things. Try doing something fun for yourself. If you’re able to sit comfortably in bed, if you have your friends with you, or if you’re out with your non-spouse for the day, try doing something that takes your mind off the stresses of the project or the stresses of life.
If you have time, take a break and see what happens. If you’re not feeling particularly energetic or inspired, try doing something that will give you something else to think about.
Play an Instrument
Stretching your playing hand has plenty of uses, but one of the most useful ways to keep yourself active is by playing an instrument. If you’ve been looking for something new to do, or you’ve been wanting to try out a new genre but haven’t been able to find the time, a harp can help you get the hang of it. Not only is it a fun hobby, but it can also be a great way to get creative.
Learn a Language
Learning a new language is the single most important skill you can acquire for any career. It is what will lead to success both in life and in business. If you’re not using the language you are learning, you’re missing out on tons of wonderful opportunities.
When you’re finally comfortable speaking it, you can start to branch out. You can start speaking to strangers in locales you’ve never been to before. You can also use public speaking lessons to become more fluent.
Do Something You’ve Always Wanted To do But Didn’t Have the Time to Do
Do something you’ve always wanted to do but never could. Whether it’s taking a test, going on a date, or just something you’ve wanted to do for a while, do it.
It doesn’t matter if you have the time or not—do it! Even something as simple as taking a short break from your regular activities and just doing something that makes you feel challenged is going to do wonders.
Making time for yourself is something that anyone can do. It’s not impossible, it’s something that anyone can do. The key is to make sure that you’re choosing to make time for yourself each and every day. When you make time for yourself, you’re making space in your life for creativity, inspiration, and peace of mind.
You are creating a healthy, happy environment for yourself where you can just be you and your best self-image ever comes into play.