My roommate, which also studies with me, is on the same page: trying to spend less time on Netflix and other passive entertainments, and spend the time in a better, more useful way.
That being said, I’m not usually a fan of huge sudden changes on one’s habits. For example, people who don’t exercise at all and try to go to the gym 1 hour a day tend to fail. Badly. That’s just because we can’t endure the changes long enough for them to stick. I’ve started slowly, but want to keep moving steadily towards a better routine.
I’m exercising again: after years of doing Yoga and Tai Chi Chuan, now at least I’m stretching and doing planks almost every day. And trying to wake up early enough to be able to to that before leaving for college. To be fair, many days I don’t have morning classes, but I still try to wake up around 7:30.
I also plan on reading a bit about creative writing, and maybe answer (or create) some writing prompts here on the blog. Maybe come up with ideas for a
While I see my read and watch lists grow and my FOMO starts to kick in, I realize that I’ll never be able to read and watch all the books, manga, anime and TV shows I want. So better accept that anyway and use my time in a way that’ll make me grow both professionally and personally. Right?