Leisure: Five tips on how to hit the ‘sweet spot’ in life

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What you need to know:

  • Chances are, you are likely to feel happier if you spend some of your time engaged in social activities such as sports.


  • Research also shows that when people spend their surplus time together socially, they’re more likely to enjoy the extra time.


  • Viewing leisure time as a waste makes it harder for you to enjoy the period, and you are highly likely to feel like a fraud.

“The sweet spot is a moderate amount of free time,” Dr Marissa Sharif, co-author of the study on leisure whose results were published in the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, wrote of their latest study published this year.

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