Travelling for work is necessary, but let’s be honest, no one enjoys it. Auli Wälkky is a psychologist and freelancer who knows all about travelling for work purposes. She discusses some of the best ways to spend your time effectively while travelling.
While you theoretically have a lot of time to yourself when you’re travelling, the reality often is completely different. Between crying babies, fatigue, and delayed flights, you might not feel as productive as you want to.
From playing at a luotettava nettikasino in Finland to reading the classics, Auli gives plenty of ideas on spending your time, even with the many distractions that travelling causes.
What Do You Need?
If you travel often, there are a few things you should invest in to make your time more productive. The first item is a noise-cancelling headset. This can be valuable to keep your focus when there are plenty of distractions around you.
You should always have a phone charger and laptop charger with you in case your battery runs low. You’ll be able to charge your devices at any airport or train station.
Make sure that you have subscriptions to audiobooks and podcasts if you’re planning on listening to these. You can also make sure you have subscriptions to music or other streaming services. Get a mobile data plan, as you won’t always have wifi access.
Do Something You Enjoy
We often want to leave our hobbies for the weekend, but if you have time on your hands, why not use it on something you enjoy? Focus on hobbies and look up information on the things that interest you. You can watch videos or read articles about your hobbies, helping you improve yourself in the things you enjoy outside of work.
There is no shortage of articles or videos online on almost any topic you can think of. You can even find podcasts or audiobooks on various subjects that may interest you. So if you’re waiting on a delayed flight or sitting on a train, you can use the time to focus on hobbies.
Organise Your Day
While travelling to work, you can use the time to prioritise your daily tasks. Make to-do lists and make sure that you specifically list your most important tasks. If you don’t organise your day, it’s easy for other activities to take up your time. Use the time at your disposal to take charge of your day.
Learn New Languages
If you’ve always wanted to learn another language, why not use travel time to do so. There are many apps and programmes that you can either download or follow online to help you learn a new language. Some of these are paid while others are free.
Taking a small part of your travel time every day can help you become proficient in a new language in no time. Your noise-cancelling headphones will come in handy when you’re listening to the pronunciation of new words.