[VIDEO] 50 Things to Do When You’re Bored, Stuck at Home in Self-Isolation, or Quarantined

by Sasha
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Coronavirus Quarantine

Right now, in the United States and in several other hard-hit countries, millions of people are stuck at home by government mandate or by choice as they hope to curb the spread of the CoVid-19 pandemic.

Many of us have never experienced being isolated due to health safety reasons in our lifetime — this is something we’ve only seen in the movies.

But now is the time to slow down, take stock of what is important, and be productive!

I’ve created a list of 50 things to do to stay busy and productive — while you’re stuck at home in self-isolation or quarantined with loved ones.

50 Things to Do When You’re Bored or Stuck at Home

  1. Volunteer
  2. Organize your closet
  3. Read a book
  4. Meditate
  5. Do a craft project
  6. Do a home DIY project
  7. Video chat with friends
  8. Play a video game
  9. Learn how to sew
  10. Complete an online certification
  11. Online trading
  12. eFile your taxes or work on a monthly budget
  13. Exercise
  14. Practice playing a musical instrument
  15. Sing or do karaoke
  16. Learn a new professional skill
  17. Write a book
  18. Revise or update your resume
  19. Do a vision board
  20. Cook or bake
  21. Find new recipes on Pinterest (or a food blog)
  22. Journal/write morning pages
  23. Do a jigsaw puzzle
  24. Do a crossword or logic puzzle
  25. Do Sudoku
  26. Play solitaire or play cards and board games with friends/family
  27. Play a sport outdoors
  28. Play with a pet
  29. Play with a baby or child in your home
  30. Draw, paint or color in a coloring book
  31. Start a blog at eattravelhustle.com/startablog
  32. Organize your pantry
  33. Clean surfaces and deep clean kitchen/bathrooms/rooms
  34. Organize your refrigerator
  35. Organize or archive important documents
  36. Organize computer files
  37. Organize beauty products (hair, tools, makeup, skincare)
  38. Do laundry
  39. Gardening
  40. Try out new hairstyles or do a hair care refresh
  41. Give yourself a facial
  42. Give yourself a mani/pedi
  43. Listen to music or a podcast
  44. Learn a new dance
  45. Watch a movie
  46. Binge watch a show
  47. Online shop
  48. Purge and post clothing/accessories/furniture for sale online
  49. Take a nap
  50. Plan a trip

Did I forget something? What have you been doing during this time while stuck at home?

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