The Importance Of Having Fun

Recreation is about engaging in delightful activities that bring in glee. It is very important to understand the necessity of recreation and giving some time for it. Thinking of going on an outing this weekend? Planning for a trip with close friends? Go ahead, for you need recreation! Recreation is the spending of time in pleasurable activities. Engaging ourselves in activities that invite happiness and peace of mind is nothing but recreation. Recreation can be in the form of rest, entertainment or adventure.

Recreation is the means to take a refreshing break from the monotony. With the increasing pace of life, we have become the participants of a never-ending rat race. In the fast life of today, our destination keeps outdistancing us and we keep pursuing it with all our might. We have become too busy to take out time for our near and dear ones. We have become so engrossed with work that we hardly get time to peep into our own self


Leisure provides you the chance to find balance in your life; it also puts you in control of how you’re spending your time, which is an important consideration because you may feel overwhelmed by obligations. Taking part in leisure activities as a family is also beneficial for your kids because you’re modeling healthy ways to handle stress and emotions. Participating in leisure activities regularly reduces depression; in fact, just thinking about past outdoor recreation experiences can improve mood, which improves your productivity.

Recreation is like a rain shower during the days of scorching heat.

It is like a ray of moonlight in the dreadful darkness.


Recreation is moreover the time to get together to have fun. Devoting some time for recreation on a daily basis helps in the long run in maintaining health and achieving a peace of mind. Participate in some regular physical activity, play a sport or exercise. These recreational activities serve as a means of relaxation. Research has shown that recreation on a daily basis reduces risks of diabetes and hypertension, enhances physical and mental health and improves the quality of life

So go out there, live your life and smile… while you still have so much to look forward to.

Olivia Guerini (BPsych)

Olivia Guerini (BPsych)

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