Now that we have our consulting business underway, but the work has dried up, how do I keep busy? It is interesting to see what suits your personality, marriage, health, and financial situation, and I am sure it is different for everyone.
Reflecting on what I do these days, I came up with informal estimates that I put into a table (being an engineer).
|Working out at the Gymn||Some||Keeps you physically and mentally healthy|
|Prospecting for Consulting Business||Little||Possibility of interesting work|
|Doing Consulting||Little||Interesting, sense of accomplishment|
|Hobbies: Building and flying home-made drone, fixing up computers..||Quite a bit||Challenging, sense of accomplishment, interesting|
|Managing personal investments||Little||Interesting, necessary|
|Housework||Some||I am married|
|Home handyman work||Some||Houses need maintenance, sense of accomplishment|
|Travel||Some||Interesting and see family and friends|
|Online courses||Some||Interesting, but not as interesting as I thought initially|
|Writing blogs||Little||Interesting, at least to me|
|Browsing Internet, reading news, reading books||Quite a bit||Interesting|
|Meeting with Friends||Some||Enjoyable|
|Watching TV||Some||Bad habit, had it since childhood thanks to Captain Kangaroo, The Flintstones, etc.|
|Eating out with spouse||Some||Enjoyable|
|Shopping with Spouse||Some||I am married|
The best activities seem to involve "sense of accomplishment", "interesting", "challenging". These seem to appeal to me the most.
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