by Mary Cantando, Founder of The Woman’s Advantage, Guest Contributor

No matter how successful you’ve become, you can improve your success by investing your spare time in a more deliberate way. To do this, analyze how much time you spend on watching TV and other mindless activities, and replace a portion of that time with more productive habits that will enhance your life.

Here are a few ideas.

Five Ways Successful Women Invest Their Spare Time

1. Working Out.

Exercise is not only great for your body, but it’s good for your mind and spirit as well. Exercise can create that additional energy you need to pump up your business.

2. Practicing Mindfulness.

Mindfulness practices like Meditation and Yoga not only help you relax, but they can improve your productivity and support your overall well-being.

3. Reading.

Reading is a favorite of accomplished women. Whether it’s historical fiction or the latest business book, reading enhances your creativity and problem-solving ability.

4. Learning Something New.

Whether it’s the latest technology, a new language, or a business productivity tool, learning something new keeps you on your toes and helps move both you and your business forward.

5. Enjoying Family Time.

No matter how you define “family,” successful women invest blocks of time with those they love. Spending scheduled time with loved ones adds to your peace of mine and expands your outlook on life.