Tara Parker-Pope
2 minute read
24 Oct 2019
5:04 pm

How to make time for a hobby

Tara Parker-Pope

While it’s important to make time for your hobbies, you don’t want to be too rigid in how you schedule them.

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In your quest for a balanced life, have you neglected your hobbies? Yes, we know you are busy, but hear us out. There is time for a hobby. Think in weeks, not days Laura Vanderkam, a writer and speaker on work-life balance, recommends thinking of time in weeks rather than days to learn where some extra time might be hiding in your schedule. A week “is really the cycle of life as people actually live it,” she said. Each week is made up of 168 hours. If you work 40 hours and sleep eight hours each night, that still leaves...