What To Do During Self-Isolation: 27 Ideas

The Coronavirus has started to come in full-force within the United States, leading to event cancelations, school closures, and in some areas, complete lockdowns. While we find ourselves practicing safe social distancing, isolated inside our homes, and continuing our educations online, we also find ourselves with an extra bit of free time. As we approach the weekend staying home may become more daunting, but with a list at the ready, I’m sure you can find something to fill your time with.

27 Things To Do At Home During the Coronavirus Outbreak

  1. Read those books you’ve always wanted to read
  2. Declutter your closet
  3. Organize your perfect schedule
  4. Reevaluate your New Years Resolutions/Annual Goals
  5. Spring clean your home
  6. Stay active with at-home workout guides
  7. Learn a new language
  8. Practice a musical instrument
  9. Spend time outside if you have the ability (patio, deck, backyard, etc.)
  10. Video chat with family and friends
  11. Meditate daily (Headspace)
  12. Start a blog or youtube channel
  13. Play video games
  14. Binge-watch Netflix, Hulu, Disney+, etc.
  15. Reorganize travel plans
  16. Research family heritage
  17. Try a new recipe (assuming you already have the necessary ingredients)
  18. Take that nap you’ve been dying to get
  19. Tend to your plants
  20. Bake cookies, edible cookie dough, cakes, or brownies
  21. Research something you find interesting
  22. Do all of your laundry (including bedding and towels)
  23. Rearrange the furniture in your space
  24. Sew holes in clothing or replace buttons on shirts
  25. Create a bullet journal
  26. Organize your junk drawer
  27. Play board games

Stay safe and do your best to enjoy your time at home. Limiting the time we spend out in our communities will slow the spread of this highly-contagious virus and (hopefully) help our medical system handle the situation without over-burdening them.