Weekends and vacation are indeed meant for relaxation and rejuvenation, keeping your otherwise hectic schedule and work at bay. But following these insights from world-famous and successful people will make your leisure time productive as well.
Greet The Breaking Dawn
Robert Iger, the Disney CEO, acknowledges the importance of waking up early, even if it is on your weekend or vacation. For the day to be productive, not just in terms of work but leisure as well, it is important to start it on a good note.
Steve Jobs believed it was important to prioritise things. While you’ve devoted your entire weekend to your work, spend the weekend with family, nourishing bonds, because as he says, “The most precious resource we all have is time.”
Dive Into Yourself
Oprah Winfrey finds it essential to take time off from your schedule for yourself and, according to her, “Practise stillness.” Benefits of meditation need no explanation. In order to succeed, one needs to stay positive, which is possible only if you find time to bring peace within yourself.
“It’s fine to celebrate success but it is more important to heed the lessons of failure,” said Bill Gates once. To make steady progress in life, it is important to pause and turn back to see how far and how well you’ve come. It is also an opportunity to figure out flaws and work on them.