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great endeavors, they aren’t going to give you the spice your life needs. Think about it — what skills have you always wanted to learn but never tried? Perhaps it’s pottery or maybe it’s something more novel like trying video games. Whatever the case may be, the more you branch out of your comfort zone, the more of the world you’ll find waiting for you! Meet New People It’s extremely common that as people age, they tend to travel within increasingly smaller social circles. Maybe you interact with the same group of people you play cards with every week, or you see familiar faces at your usual grocery store. By breaking the routine and trying new places, you can find not only more areas to check out, but also whole new groups of people to spend time with. Buy tickets to a sporting event or visit a new restaurant that looks interesting, especially one with communal seating. These places are always brimming with new people who are open to conversation and a little bit of fun.

New Ways to Break the Monotony

The older we grow, the easier it is to fall into a monotonous routine. We find some simple tasks we vaguely enjoy and learn to pass the time doing them. Heck, reading this article could very well be one of those pastimes. But what if your life didn’t have to be that way? What if you could find some excellent activities to get you out and experience the joys of life? Well, that’s precisely why we’re providing you with two great ideas to break the cycle of your daily routine and have some fun! Find A New Hobby No, we’re not talking about another task to pass the time. While crocheting and simple board games are sometimes


Sautéed Zucchini and Squash With Feta

Zucchini and summer squash are arriving on grocery store shelves. Here is a great way to take these humble, delicious vegetables to the next level. This easy dish is perfect for early summer.

Ingredients • 1 zucchini • 1 summer squash • 1/2 medium red onion • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil Directions 1. Cut zucchini into 1/4-inch-thick semicircles. Dice onion. 2. Heat a large skillet to medium high. Add olive oil, onion, and thyme. 3. Once onion is soft (about 2 minutes), add zucchini and

• 2 teaspoons fresh thyme • 1/4 cup crumbled feta cheese • Salt and pepper to taste

squash. Season with salt and pepper; cook 4–5 minutes until squash barely begins to caramelize. 4. Place in serving bowl and top with feta. Inspired by

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