6 Fun Things To Do Indoor
With so many of us having to spend time at home these days, it’s essential to get a bit creative with our hobbies and find new ways of enjoying those moments spent indoor. The temptation to just sleep in and spend the whole day in your PJs might be strong, but there are so many activities you could be doing instead. So here’s a little list of things you could do all while enjoying a glass of your favourite wine in the comfort of your own home.
1 – Plan your next holiday
Why not using this precious time to plan your next holidays?! You may not be able to book your flights yet, but you can definitely start planning your next adventure! With so many travel blogs available online, and an array of wonderful travel books, you won’t struggle to find all the information you need to properly plan any future trips. Here’s a selection of our favourite online resources:
For the globetrotter: Lonelyplanet.com
For the tropical traveller: TravelFish.org
For the van life seeker: Roadtrippers.com
For the intrepid traveller: NomadicMatt.com
For the fitness junkie: HealthandFitnessTravel.com
2 – Take an online class
Whether you want to learn a new language, build a website for your business, make your own skin care products, become a PowerPoint expert, or learn how to make better lifestyle and food choices with the "age old wisdom" of Ayurveda, now is the time to do it! Learning platforms such as Udemy and Skillshare provide thousands of affordable (and sometime FREE!) online classes for creative and curious People. Learning new things gives us a feeling of accomplishment which, in turn, boosts our confidence in our own capabilities; you’ll also feel more ready to take on new challenges and even maybe explore new business ventures!
3 – Get fit!
Staying at home does not mean you have to spend your whole day on the sofa, eating chocolate and binge-watching Netflix. A lot of yoga studios and gym are now offering live online classes, allowing you to schedule your workout as you would normally do in a typical week. You will also find a wide selection of fitness videos on Youtube, which you can watch at any time! So no excuses to keep fit during lockdown. You will feel even more entice to reward yourself with a glass of wine after a good sweat sesh!
Some of our favourite online workouts:
Centr. By Chris Hemsworth - Chris Hemsworth is offering free access to his fitness and health online platform Centr for six weeks, so everyone can stay healthy and happy from home.
Boho Beautiful – Yoga sequencing for all levels set up in beautiful destinations. A way to mix fitness goals and travel planning!
Pure Barre on Demand – Low impact, full body workout with no props or fitness equipment required!
4 – Wake up the artist within you
Do a paint and sip afternoon, create a scrapbook, make candles, build a lego town with your kids, spend a few hours redecorating your home or learn how to knit! There are so many activities you can do to boost your creativity!
Here’s a few websites with some great DIY ideas:
And the good old Pinterest
5 – Cook something delicious
What better way to enjoy a glass of wine than while cooking your favourite meal? The emotional benefits of cooking are countless; many wellbeing programs around the world help people with mood disorders and other issues get into the kitchen as part of their treatment, a practice known as "therapeutic cooking." You may not be able to cook for friends and family (yet) but it will give you a chance to experiment in the kitchen and create recipes that you will want to share with loved ones as soon as the social distancing period is over.
6 – Happy hour
Happy hour may not be happening at your local pub anymore, but that doesn’t mean you can’t have your own happy hour at home! And lucky for you, we’ve already came up with some great wine cocktail recipes. Click here to check out our previous blog post and learn how to make a delicious white wine Sangria, a guava & berry Moscato punch and a refreshing watermelon Mimosa.