The two months preceding the board exams can be quite tough and hectic. All day long we are stuck with hefty books and at times it can get quite exhausting. Our endeavor to do pass the exams with flying colours can leave us stressed, worried and overwhelmed with studies. It is only after the completion of the Board Exams that we breathe a sigh of relief. The tightly packed schedules, homework, tuition are now a thing of the past and the next few days are of enjoyment and merriment. This time, after the board exams are finished, is the ideal time to relax and release all the pressure which one has been carrying for so long.
There are a plethora of activities which can be carried out for utilising the leisure time after the exams in an effective way. Read on and figure out what you can do to after the exams:
- Working with an NGO
Working with an NGO is the need of the hour in today’s time. One should take time to serve humanity and spread love whenever possible. You can get involved with any local NGO or any social organisation which will also contribute to your growth. As Dalai Lama says, “It is not enough to be compassionate. You must act”. Engage in volunteering or pursuing a short-term internship. This will help you in building a strong personality. Also, you will get a chance to uplift the weaker section of the society. The certificates procured through these social work activities will help you in the long run.
- Learn a Foreign Language
The pressure of academics often acts as an obstacle and forbids you from learning new things. But, the time of holidays is ideal to instill new qualities. This holiday, take a sneak peek into a new culture and learn a new language. Learning a foreign language will add a new trait to your skills. It can also bring you various job opportunities in the future. Besides, you will also be able to enjoy the foreign language TV series and movies.
- Fulfill Your Fantasies
Explore your hidden talent and do things which you always wanted to do. Fulfill all your fantasies; take time to do something that you truly love. Enroll in cookery classes, painting classes or yoga classes. Enrich your skills and invest in activities that may also help you in the long run.
- Socialise More
During the exam time, we usually isolate ourselves for doing better preparation. But, later it becomes an arduous task to reconcile with friends we stopped talking to. So, during these holidays, take time to socialise. Go for group activities like playing soccer, swimming, watching movies or whatever you wish to. Indulge in group discussions. This will help you comprehend people around you in a better way. Also, you will surely get an exposure regarding future career prospective. Psst – Indulge in socialising in a constructive way.
- Read More Books
Instill within you, the art of reading. It is rightly said that the one who reads lives a thousand lives. Reading a book will help you to explore the world. It will change your outlook and will help you in forming your own opinion regarding things. Also, your vocabulary will be polished and there will be a tremendous growth in your knowledge. Read whatever comes your way no matter whether it is a book, newspaper, comic or a quote. Spare at least two hours for reading.
- Don’t Neglect Sports
All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy’. This highlights the importance of physical activity in one’s life. Utilise this time and indulge in fun activities. Sports act as a stress buster. So, play more games and boost your stamina.
- Go for a Family Trip
Make the most out of this time by going on a family trip. It is the best way to revive the bond with family members and strengthen it. Go for camping, trekking and exploring. Click pictures and enjoy the beauty. Try new cuisines and relish its taste while spending quality time with family.
- Choose Your Career Line or Attend a Counselling Session
Last but not the least, after taking the whole enjoyment trip take time out for attending a career counselling session. Be productive and hone your skills. Surf the internet and discover the wide pool of possibilities from which you can choose the most fruitful career option for you.
Make the most of this most anticipated break and do not forget to pamper yourself throughout the break. Do share with us in comments what all things you are going to try.