Everyone cuts out pictures and glues them onto a large piece of paper or poster board. Your response should be interesting but also show that your hobbies will not distract you from your job. If you don't find these exciting, maybe the problem is that you have a boring life. Feel free to be honest with this answer and share your interest; however, to an extent you still want to keep it professional. But i prolly wont play chess to relax. I go shopping, but not to the mall like many of my peers.
While many people see this question as a throwaway, I think it can actually be great a opportunity for the interviewee to emphasize the qualities you want the interviewer to remember about you. Set a Bible verse to a familiar tune and learn both the verse and song as a family. I was asked this by someone much younger than I am and my answer sounded like I was a retired old fart, and I'm far from it. No, that new guy, Justin Timberlake, yeah? I want to understand the world better and I enjoy improving my understanding of the world. Pick wild flowers and press some of them to save. Lots of people need different kinds of help. Did your grandfather take you with him to the county fair every summer and you just got hooked? Interviews are typically a pleasant exchange of information, and they aren't designed to trip you up or be confrontational.
What kind of movies do you like? Pay attention and ask and answer good questions, and you'll have more of an appreciation for your teacher and the subject he teaches. As an awkward person that was hoping the chatty person would take the lead in the conversation, I was simultaneously embarrassed for asking a stupid conversation starter question and also put on the spot quicker than I anticipated. Take a trip to an amusement park, a museum or a planetarium. Learn New Hobbies in Retirement Too numerous to mention all, but some choices are: drawing, painting, ceramics, sculpture, playing the piano or other musical instrument, singing, knitting, crocheting, needlepoint, quilting, scrapbooking, photography, gardening, cooking, woodworking, genealogy, crafting. Always reminding yourself how privileged you are to even have a job helps you to be grateful, and therefore happy. Do you actually do anything with those friends, or do you just take up space on our little planet? Get a new hobby you can talk about. Conventional wisdom suggests that music helps reduce stress and kills a bad mood.
So you could say -- you know, you could say, I'm interested in reading. So immediately jump into a story that involves something you do for fun. Also- you should not try to avoid the question or any other interview questions- because it might appear that you are trying to hide something. If you find new things that bring you joy, try to keep them in your life. One very simple question he asked me, however, left me thinking for days after. Even if your budget's tight, you can find ample adventures at a park. Cut out and glue it on a contrasting sheet of paper or poster board.
Play a board game that all can enjoy---Monopoly, Sorry, Scrabble. I just don't want to seem so boring. I suspect when people ask that they are really asking what your interests are, and what you like to do. And in this case, we're talking about playing sports. Five-card stud, because I'm a stud, baby.
Do you crave the feel of the sun on your face as you bob on the waves? One of the big reasons for that, I think, is that people tend to be creatures of habit. At the start of each day, I take a few minutes to write a journal entry about the day before. I'd certainly enjoy sitting in the hot tub enjoying your pretty smile. Then I let their imaginations run with that. I didn't socialize much as a kid, but I didn't waste all my time either. Next weekend I get to go buy flowers and fill my planters - for me that's my spring fun! Go out and hike or go fishing. Teach English to foreign speaking individuals.
For example, my brother used to stack shelves in a supermarket when he was 16, and he used to refer to his position of shelf-stacker as In-house storage and décor technician, because that sounds a lot more impressive than shelf-stacking! And yes anyone who really knows me will tell you I am never still for very long. And so what if you nap for fun? Finger paint on glazed paper shelf paper, freezer paper with chocolate pudding. I thought life was about maximizing fun. This is your chance to show you are an individual who has a lot to contribute to the position other than what is directly required. You would have so much energy in you that you would be able to do the actual meaningful fun. This blog site, Sixty and Me, has numerous games to choose from to play for enjoyment or to keep the mind fresh.
Build a village using blocks, Lincoln logs or Leggos. I knew that I had to do something to re-cultivate a community of trust, loyalty, and compassion. The types of activities that someone enjoys can tell you quite a bit about that individual. Being vague is a good way to leave some mystery there. Though it may not seem cool to actually like what you're learning, you'll actually benefit from taking an interest in what you're learning and will have a lot of fun in the process. Take Civic Involvement Seriously Run for a political office in your community or become an activist for a cause you care about. Encourage little ones to color a picture to send to grandparents.
You won't be able to have fun if you're stressed out over the little things that come your way. And yes I am a computer person but not a freak geek! I watch movies and series and play video games. Start vague, then get progressively more specific. Instead of asking someone What do you like to read? I also research my family tree. But in this case, collecting is very specific. Points to Emphasize This question is a chance for you to talk about yourself as an individual, so it should be fairly easy to answer. Not only do I find it a great way to clear my mind, it helps with back and joint pain, too.
Talk about what you and your friends actually do. A big part of extra-curricular activities is the bond that you will build with the people around you. Pick the seeds out of a strawberry. The next person must continue the story, and so on. Saying you like movies and games is a pretty flat response. Games can be board games like chess or checkers or Monopoly, and gaming -- which we changed to I enjoy gaming, so you would just say gaming instead of playing, right? But making pies is a soothing leisure activity for me; it allows me to be creative and to give something very tasty to others that makes them feel valued and cared for.