What to Do with Your Extra Hour from Daylight Savings Time

Over the weekend, you got an extra hour, thanks to Daylight Savings Time. If you’re like most people, you haven’t absorbed it yet with a change in bedtime. A whole hour is a valuable thing in a busy life, but that doesn’t mean you have to be serious about it. Or maybe it does. It all depends on your personal inclinations. The following are some ideas for what to do with your extra hour, divided by a few categories.

Do What Successful People Do

There are successful types in the world who do achievement circles around the rest of us. Have you always wanted to be more like that mentor who has written 50 books and still goes on constant speaking tours or some such? The following are a few ways highly successful people spend their extra time:

  • Exercise
  • Take a class
  • Read a book
  • Volunteer for a helpful community cause
  • Network
  • Enjoy a hobby
  • Spend time with family and friends


Random Ideas for How to Spend your Time

Getting an extra hour of sleep is a perfectly rational choice of what to do with the gift of time. You could even scroll through social media, like usual—there are no rules and no guilt is allowed. The following is a random assortment of ideas on what you could do:

  • Call that relative or friend you’ve been neglecting.
  • Put together a new music playlist for your listening enjoyment.
  • Plan a get-together with friends.
  • Take a scenic walk.
  • Read emails you’re behind on.
  • Clean your desk from top to bottom.
  • Write a page of the book you dream of writing.
  • Start a creative project.
  • Visit an attraction you’ve never seen in your town.
  • Work a jigsaw puzzle.
  • Play a board game with a friend or loved one.


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The Value of Time

Consider these conflicting quotes about time:

“Time you enjoy wasting is not wasted time.”

― Marthe Troly-Curtin, Phrynette Married

“A man who dares to waste one hour of time has not discovered the value of life.”

― Charles Darwin, The Life & Letters of Charles Darwin

Enjoy your extra time! How will you spend yours?

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