Leisure time can be great if spent well, especially if you spend it in the company of family members or friends. This gives a unique opportunity to share experiences, increase your social bonding, feeling of personal control and freedom, communication with others as well as a better opportunity for kids to advance.
An opportunity to examine personal values, to focus on what is important to you. It gives you the balance you need to deal with your non-leisure activities. Relief from stress and boredom. It can help promote not only better emotional health but physical health as well.
A feeling of control.