Are you getting panic attacks because your coffers are dry and you don’t know how to spend your free time? Have you become so dependent on the green bill that you have forgotten to utilize your own ability to amuse yourself and others?
I was there and I know what I am talking about. My life was transformed when I stopped equating money with entertainment. I will share a few methods on how I stay entertained when I am bored and out of money.
Plunge yourself into the world of words and characters, of plot lines and situations and of knowledge hitherto foreign to you; did you know that reading can fend Alzheimer’s and keep your brain going strong as your neural pathways are created constantly.
Make videos for youtube
This is a wonderful way to discover some hidden talent. Select a theme and shoot with your Smartphone or a camera. Edit it and upload it. Send the link to your friends and acquaintances and see the magic. If your video is well liked you can make it public and wait for the adulation to follow.
Redo your room
I find this absolutely cathartic and invigorating. It is so satisfying to rearrange the furniture and add some creative touches to a room with some leftover paint and give a room the new look. It ushers in fresh energy and also brightens the atmosphere.
Write a memoir
An old photo album is probably the best way to spend those money-less days at home. Every single picture in the album has a story that you can recollect and relive. To make it more interesting you can write about each picture. It is pure joy.
I visit the old age home in my locality and nothing gives me greater pleasure than to share some quality time with these adorable old people who have a plethora of information to share and boundless ocean of compassion and love to share.