There’s no need to let boredom take hold when you can’t leave the house. Brock Realty Inc. has some great ideas for things to do at home. Check them out!

There’s a chance that you’re feeling a bit bored or overwhelmed when you’re unable to do your usual outdoor activities and socialize. There’s no need to let the circumstances win. Get creative with our list of things to do at home. Hopefully, it will encourage you to come up with even more ways to turn your time inside into a more pleasant experience.

๐Ÿงน Clean the House

Alright, we know this one isn’t at the top of the fun things-to-do list for most people, but having a clean and organized space can help reduce stress. While you’re spending so much time inside, it’s the perfect opportunity to tackle those cleaning projects you’ve been putting off.

The condition of your environment impacts your mood. Remember to clean and disinfect areas that are used often to help protect your household. Include door handles, faucets, handrails, light switches, remote controls, and keyboards.
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๐Ÿƒโ€โ™‚๏ธ Get Some Exercise

There’s a tendency to accept a decrease in physical activity as the norm when you’re spending so much time inside the house. It’s still important to stay active. Exercise can improve your mood and help you stay flexible. If you’re able to get up and move around, do so!

Here are some ideas for things to do at home to get some exercise.

  • Exercise videos (there’s one below)
  • Dance to favorite tunes
  • Walking (use that back yard)
  • Start a yoga routine

๐Ÿ“š Read a Book

When is the last time you sat down with a good book and let yourself explore a different world? With time inside the house at a premium, you can read all the books you’ve purchased and haven’t had a chance to read.

Rather not sit down with a book right now? Try an audiobook! Put your earbuds in and listen to someone else read a book while you are cleaning or doing something else around the house.

Check out this list of suggested books.

  • The Glass Castle – Jeannette Walls
  • The Silent Patient – Alex Michaelides
  • The Two Lives of Lydia Bird – Josie Silver
  • Once Upon a River – Diane Setterfield
  • Verity – Colleen Hoover
  • The Impossible First – Colin O’Brady

๐Ÿ“ฑ Contact Brock Realty Inc.

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๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿณ Learn to Cook

Always wanted to learn how to cook Korean dishes? Maybe you want to get in touch with your Irish heritage and learn some traditional dishes from Ireland. Even if you’re an accomplished cook right now, there may be dishes you’ve been wanting to try.

Don’t let the lack of supply get you down if ingredients are tough to come by in your area. Get creative, learn substitutions, and get ingredients as they become available.

Of course, if you’ve never been great at cooking, this is your time to learn and shine! Check out some of Gordon Ramsay’s videos on basic cooking skills and move into his simple recipes. Look up videos from your favorite chef.

โœ๏ธ Start a Journal

We are living through times that will go down in history books. Don’t forget to write down your experiences, emotions, and what’s happening in the world. If you’ve never kept a journal, this is the perfect time to begin.

Don’t worry about perfection or knowing the “right” things to say when adding your daily thoughts. This journal is your space to get out all the thoughts that are cluttering your mind. Use this time to reflect on the events of the day and record moments of gratitude.

Writing not your style? Keep a file on your computer or use a voice recorder to express yourself. Another great way to record your experiences is through photographs. Keep a photo or video journal.

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๐Ÿ‘ญ Connect with Friends

Even though you’re spending more time inside, there’s no need to feel isolated from your friends or family members who you can’t visit. With the use of video chat through Facebook, Skype, or a phone app, you can stay connected and share the events of your day.

Host a video party on Zoom to get a group of your friends together. Send an email to a friend you haven’t spoken to in a while. Grab your phone and text people who may be cheered up by a thoughtful message from you.

๐ŸŽจ Learn Something New

Use this time to increase skills that will help you at work or pick up a new skill just for fun. Maybe you’ve always wanted to learn another language or how to apply makeup like a professional. Among the many things to do at home, learning something new could be the most beneficial in the long run!

Udemy – They have 100,000 video courses on everything from How to Use Outlook to Watercolor Painting. Some of these courses cost less than a meal at a fast-food restaurant!

MasterClass – This platform is well-known for instructors who are masters in their fields. Learn makeup from Bobbi Brown or interior design from Kelly Wearstler. They sometimes run membership specials.

YouTube – You may know that YouTube is a great place for watching current music videos, but it’s also a great place to learn something new. Been wanting to learn to draw? Check out this video we found.

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