Travel and leisure

Tips to having a great vacation

There comes a time when you just need to get away from work or school or any of the daily activities that have taken a toll on you and just enjoy and have fun. This is what we call a vacation. Most people prepare well for them while others don’t. No need to worry. If you are planning to go on a vacation, then we have some tips here that will help you make the most of it.

Eat and exercise properly

Even before your vacation, ensure that you are taking care of your body and what you are eating. You want your body to be in the best possible state during a vacation so that you’ll be feeling great. Do not use the fact that you are traveling as an excuse not to eat any healthy meals or take time to exercise. Your vacation experience can be so much more if your body is feeling great.

Save your money

It is not possible to fully enjoy your vacation if you are spending on a budget. If you plan on going on a vacation at the end of the year, start saving your money at the commencement of the year so that you will have enough. Vacations don’t have to cost much, but you are also looking to enjoy yourself. You will need enough money for your food and for accommodation in hotels which I don’t think will come cheap. If you want to enjoy your vacation, ensure you don’t have to worry about money. Do this by saving enough during the year.

Research your destination

Yes you have the time and the money and even the will to just go to a distant land and enjoy yourself and take a break but do you know anything about your destination. The last thing you want is a nasty surprise therefore, take some time to know more about your destination. Look it up online and see what people have to say about it. Look at the culture, the clothes they wear and the food they eat. The last thing you want is to find yourself vacationing at a place where you are not comfortable with half the things eaten there.

Pack what you need

Remember this is a holiday, therefore, pack only the things you need and leave behind anything that is related to work or school. Do not carry a heavy load. If you pack so many things, you won’t enjoy much. Carry light loads.…

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Time management

Tips on time management

The thing I have come to learn about time management is that it is important because it gives you enough time to work on a particular task to the point where you become good at it or enjoy it. If you do not have enough time to do something, then you most likely will not end up perfecting it as a skill or even enjoying it as a recreational activity. It is therefore important to manage your time well. Here are a few tips on time management.

Work with set goals

Ensure that you have both long and short-term goals and then make sure you’ve clarified them daily. Make sure you’ve allocated enough time towards planning your day or even month. Have a schedule with activities that have been arranged according to priority. Go ahead and give each activity the amount of time that is needed to accomplish it. Have the schedule with you where you can see it daily.

Avoid meetings

If you are in the workplace, then please ensure you minimize the number of meetings you attend by trying to avoid them. If it so happens that a meeting is crucial and you have to attend it, then make sure that it has started on time and ended on time as well. Let the timing of the meeting be specific. Anytime you are on the phone, do not engage in any unnecessary debates or stories. Be very specific about the agenda of the call. If you were to call someone ensure that you had set a specific time for that call. Also, make sure the door to your office is always closed to avoid interruptions.

Organize your tools of work

Be it at school or the office; please ensure that your desk is not in clutter. Have only the things that you will be using daily. Arrange your paperwork or books in folders so that you know just where to find anything whenever you need it. This will save you a lot of time in the long run. Makes sure you have created the perfect environment for working.

Avoid multitasking

Many people have this idea that multitasking helps them to get more things done at the end of the day. This is not true. If you are doing engaged in some activities at one go then your full attention doesn’t go to any of them. This translates to less productivity. Do one thing at a time and do it well.


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Sabre Pilots Association


Welcome to the Net Home of the F-86 Sabre Pilots Association. We hope you enjoy your visit and that we are informative to our members and guests. This is just the beginning and we hope to grow. Our webb page name is SABRE-PILOTS.ORG .You can address any comments to WEBMASTER@SABRE-PILOTS.ORG We hope you come back often. If you have a web page please feel free to link us to it. We will gladly reciprocate.
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Folded Wings 09/23/02

Country Store (New Catalog 10/11/01)

Sabre Jet Classics (our Magazine) 08/19/02

Reunion Information (Ours and others) 06/06/02


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NEW Sabre Articles from other Pubs 08/06/02

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