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How to Make Your Weekend More Productive

Not all people want to have a party at the weekend. Some of us prefer to use that free time for productive activities. However, you may need some inspiration first before you can decide what actions you are going to have this weekend. And you’ve come to the right place!

1. Start with Exercise

A productive weekend always starts with a healthy body. You should schedule waking up in the early morning, around 6 am, and do some 3 or 5 miles jog. If running is too harsh for your body, try walking, and then gradually increase the intensity from there.

Weight training is also essential because it promotes muscle growth in your body. As we age, we lose muscles rapidly. If you do not balance that defect with exercise, you’ll feel significant strength loss in your late 30s and 40s.

2. Relearn Computer Skills

microsoft officeWhen was the last time you review your computer skills? According to indeed.com, there are at least eight computer skills that every professional must know: analytics, social media, graphic design, Microsoft Office, spreadsheets, email communication, marketing automation, and data visualization. And thanks to today’s technology, you can learn them all without having to attend any classes.

3. Learn to Cook a New Food

Cooking is not only a skill of survival but also of courtesy. There won’t be anything more flattering to the guests visiting your home than presenting them with foods you cook by yourself. And like the computer skills above, there is plenty of free cooking content on YouTube. Here are some channels worth your subscription: Binging with Babish, Donal Skehan, The Victorian Way, My Drunk Kitchen, Manjula’s Kitchen, Peaceful Cuisine, Byron Talbott.

4. Write a Journal

writing a journalWriting a journal may seem like a thing from the past. Even if it is, writing your thoughts possess many cognitive benefits. First, this habit improves your awareness of your life’s goals. Second, writing sharpens your mind and memory. And if you think typing will be enough, then, unfortunately, I’ve got to tell you that it won’t be the same as writing with a pen on a piece of paper. The former may seem practical, but it will benefit your brain less significantly than the latter.

5. Practice Some Craftsmanship

forging a bladeThe craftsmanship here is not limited to small ornamental objects. Anything that involves woodworking, smithing, and welding can also be categorized as craftsmanship. If you master one of them, you can save a lot of money when you need to decorate your house. Besides, being able to create a craft by your own hands will give you a sense of achievement that is unlike any other things.…