What Time Off Is For

Today’s Daily Stoic Meditation outlines that time off is for improvement.

Rather than sole leisure, time off is for studying, growing and developing.

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“Leisure without study is death — a tomb for the living person.”


Time Off Is For Improvement

Time off is for improvement.

Time off is for growth.

Time off is for development.

This is all achieved through work and study.


As Seneca outlines — leisure without study is death.

You need to dedicate your time to something beneficial and long-lasting.

You need to dedicate some of your time to bettering yourself!


There’s a great deal of ways that you can engage in study and improvement!

Ways such as;

  • Pick up and read 20 pages of a book
  • Try a new recipe
  • Visit a monument
  • Sign up for an online course

Ways such as these, and others, encourage you to learn something new!

This is a great way to use your time.

Not Just Leisure

Time off is not just for leisure.

Leisure activities can and should be included, but they should not be the sole focus!

Time off is not just for leisure.

Time off is not just for sleeping in, relaxing and doing little to nothing.

A great deal of time off is leisure, and that should be embraced; everyone needs time to do nothing.

However, that is not the only focus.

You must dedicate some of that time to growth and development too!



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Sam M

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