Updated: Mar 18
Don’t do any of the following if it may compromise your health or that of those you are in isolation with.
1. While sitting, lift your right leg and make clockwise circular motions. At the same time, with your right hand draw a 6 in the air. The foot changes direction.
2. Phone a friend, especially if they are self-isolating too.
3. Take a bath.
4. Listen to music, and maybe dance.
5. Learn something new. E-learning is great for this.
6. Listen to a guided relaxation.
8. Read a book.
9. Decorate the house / DIY
10. Do a jigsaw puzzle.
11. Do crosswords or sudoku.
12. Work from home.
13. Take a nap.
14. Watch nature documentaries.
15. Listen to the radio.
16. Write a journal or a blog.
17. Write a book.
18. Write a poem.
19. Read poetry.
20. Do your accounts.
21. Plan a holiday for when it’s all over.
22. Examine an everyday object with fresh eyes
23. Colour with crayons
24. Draw or paint a picture
25. Do some gentle stretches.
26. Walk up and down stairs.
27. Wash your hands... regularly
28. Forgive someone.
29. Do something kind.
30. Let out a big sigh.
31. Give thanks. Pray.
32. Learn how to knit or crochet.
33. Play a board game.
35. Laugh and smile.
36. Spring clean.
37. Network online.
38. Research your family history online.
39. Browse through old photos.
40. Watch a movie or box set on TV.
41. Look out of the window at the gardens, scenery, wildlife.
42. Create music with neighbours through open windows
43. Invent a new game.
44. Play cards.
45. Play the Lottery (buy online).
46. Keep your distance from others.
47. Sort out your wardrobe removing those items you never wear.
48. Write an email.
49. Plan a charity fundraising event or activity for when it’s all over.
50. Don’t be lonely... talk to people, keep occupied.