The glorious devotion of minutes (and ideally, many of them) spent entirely on yourself. Or, at the very least, not spent worrying about everyone else. (Yeah, there’s a reason it’s not called Us Time.) Setting aside a few designated hours of Me Time a week can help reduce stress, boost happiness, and increase productivity.
One University of Buffalo study even found that people who spend time alone are more creative than people who don’t. And while all Me Time is valuable, there are a few ways to get the greatest possible benefit. Here are some ways to make the most of your time.