6 things to do in lockdown that aren’t scrolling through social media.

I feel like I’ve spent so much time during lockdown just scrolling through social media. Although I’m lucky to still be working when I am at home on my days off and around work I am just scrolling. Everything is a little bit much in the world right now and scrolling through social media can be a great distraction but if you fancied some ideas of bits you can do around the house that aren’t scrolling then I got you!.

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I find even reading a magazine I feel so refreshed after doing it, I think it’d because I’m switching off and just focusing on one thing. If you don’t fancy a magazine or book you can always read a few blog posts, I find the Retweet accounts (Such as @BloggersTribe) on twitter great places to find posts they usually do a lot of comment threads where you can find new blogs and connect with bloggers.

Have a pamper night

We all love a good pamper, run yourself a nice bath and pamper and just take some time out and chill. I wrote a post a few weeks ago where I shared 3 tips for the perfect pamper night if you fancy a read.

A home workout

This is something that I never have te motivation to actually start doing but once I’ve done it I feel amazing. I prefer a light workout such as Yoga and there’s a lady on Youtube I watch called Adrian who’s generally just really calming and easy to follow so definitely check her out if you fancy doing Yoga.

Getting Creative

This is the one I know I’ll sway towards more, I really enjoy being creative and it really does take up time I find and I know I won’t touch my phone if I’m covered in paint or perfecting a winged liner or writing a blog post. Anything from playing with makeup to painting, crafts or writing will just get you focused on something else and just really give you that time out you’ve been craving. I saw a post recently on a blog on how to make your own scrunchies which I thought was a really lovely idea.

Having a movie night

There’s nothing I love more than a good Netflix binge. Grab some snacks, build a fort, have all the blankets and just binge on Netflix. I finished “The Heist” the other day and I recommend it if you haven’t seen it, it’s so gripping and it just gets you hooked instantly.

What have you been doing during lockdown which isn’t scrolling through social media?.

Charlie xx

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