If you are a person of habit, then, as a matter of principle, you can sit in your home chair and not get up from it for 120 minutes, listening to the radio and fixing your makeup. Thus, you will spend the allotted time in an impromptu home "traffic jam", even it will seem much more comfortable than the real one. But there are other opportunities that are worth taking advantage of by accepting the rules of the game.
The most practical thing in such a situation is to remember what you wanted to do for a long time, but put everything off due to lack of time. Here it is, precious time was formed, I do not want to waste. There is always some cozy museum somewhere, which has not been reached for several years. Or a morning movie show, in which everything is fine - from the ticket price to an almost empty hall.
Another pleasant way to spend two hours will require a little concentration on your part. Try to remember yourself all in the same traffic. Surely it happened that you were sitting in it, sitting and looking through the window at an insanely cozy and attractive cafe or store with an intriguing name. Look and dream of being there, inside, but the duty of the city motorist makes you stay put. If you can think of places like this, rather go there by public transport. The next time, sitting in the same traffic jam, you will look at the window of the reserved place with a feeling of deep satisfaction.
A thoughtless and especially beautiful winter walk along the boulevards is also a great alternative to such a seductive idleness. First, it's beautiful. Secondly, it is good for your health, even if you walk around chewing ice cream. There is only one "danger" in this - you can get addicted to such walks.
However, there are always people who, even on vacation, want to spend time productively or even super productively. The experience of Stanford University students will help.
Professor Tina Seelig gave them an unusual assignment. She divided the students into 14 teams and gave each group an envelope with $ 5 starting capital. In exactly two hours, each team had to earn $ 600, and then arrange a 3-minute presentation of their idea.
Looking ahead, we report that most of the students successfully completed the task, and those who earned the most did not use the initial capital at all. One group came up with the idea of booking tables at popular restaurants and then selling those reservations. Another group asked cyclists on campus to measure and inflate tire pressures. And the smartest ones sold their three minutes of presentation to a company that hires students. The guys filmed a small commercial for this company and showed it to fellow practitioners, receiving $ 650 in royalties. An inspiring experience, isn't it?
Well, if you want to create, then a couple of free hours is just a royal gift. And no one, except yourself, knows what to spend them on. However, it happens that you want to create, but nothing concrete comes to mind. There is a proven way - we go to the websites of needlewomen and artists, open a long list of free master classes and look for our calling.
However, there is always one more wonderful option - with a clear conscience, turn off the alarm for a week and finally get some sleep.
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