11 Relaxing Things to Do When You’re Bored
1. Light some candles.
Whether you’re working from the office or in your room, does it get more autumnal than a homesick candle?
2. Give yourself a manicure and pedicure.
An at-home salon-worthy manicure is possible, trust us.
3. Apply a soothing face mask.
Your skin deserves it.
4. Do a guided meditation.
Maybe this one by Puff Daddy?
5. Have a yoga break.
If you don’t want to head to a studio, there are a bunch of great free yoga classes you can take online. It’ll feel good whether it’s a 15-minute or hour-long session.
6. Take a bath.
Do you have a nice bathtub? Please appreciate your great fortune, get in it, and take a bath.
7. Go for a walk.
It’s still allowed, and it can do wonders for your mindset.
8. Practice deep breathing.
I know it might sound as though it won’t do much, but slowing down and paying attention to your breath can really change how you feel both mentally and physically.
9. Lie down, close your eyes, and listen to a podcast.
Even if you don’t like podcasts, I bet this sounds pretty relaxing. Find an episode that sounds interesting, lie down, and listen.
10. Cuddle with your pet.
It’s good for both you and your pet!
11. Go to an online art exhibit.
If you want to skip the IRL crowds, the National Museum of Women in the Arts has a lot of great options!