Participating in recreational or leisure time activities on a regular basis gives a person:
- a better level of confidence,
- good memory,
- emotional and mental stability,
- excellent decision-making skills,
Recreational activities help manage stress. It provides a chance to nurture oneself and provides a sense of balance and self-esteem, which can directly reduce anxiety and depression. … Recreational activities help create a balance between academic pressures with physical and mental well-being.