7. Find the amount of spare time that’s right for you
Roberts’ research also showed that the happiest students were those who found the “sweet spot” between having too much free time and too little. “Just as too little free time leads to stress and anxiety, too much leads to boredom,” he says. This “sweet spot” varies for everyone. You’ll know you’ve struck it when you’re not stressed or bored or lonely—in other words, when you’re content.