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Wondering What To Do In Home Alone? Here Are 13 Interesting Things You Can Choose From

There must be times when you would have wished to stay alone at your home, relax and do some fun things. After all, who doesn't want to spend some 'me-time'? There are actually many perks of being all alone by yourself at your home such as you can read your favourite books, cook for yourself, arrange your house according to your choice and do many more things.

But sometimes you may wonder what to do while being home alone such as if it is a long weekend and you have already binge-watched your favourite shows and have nothing new to read. In that case, rather than feeling bored and lonely, you can do the following things to enjoy your home alone time.

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1. Paint Or Draw Something

Doesn't matter if you can paint or draw like a pro or have never ever lifted even a paintbrush, painting and drawing can always make you feel good. You can draw some of your favourite cartoon characters or doodles on a piece of paper. You can also think of trying your hands at painting and filling colours according to your choice. Even if you are unable to make something extraordinary, you will be able to spend some good time and explore your creative side.


2. Pamper Your Skin And Hair

Do you feel that your hair and skin need some pampering and extra care to keep them healthy and beautiful? Well, then how about looking after them when you are home alone. You can go through several home remedies suggested by your grandmother and mom to follow a healthy skin and hair routine. You can also try some remedies mentioned on various online sites and portals.


3. Bake Cakes And Muffins

If you are bored with cooking food and want some change then how about baking a cake and muffins? So go on and search those old cake tins and heat your oven to bake delicious and eye-pleasing cakes. You can also think of baking a cupcake and muffins. But if you are wondering about the recipe then you can always take the help of your mother. Also, there are various recipes available on online sources.


4. Look After Your Plants

Who wouldn't love the sight of beautiful green plants? In order to ensure your plants are healthy and always green, you can take care of them while you are staying at home. Water them daily, check if the soil is good or if there are any worms in the pot. If you feel that the pot needs to be replaced, you can do the same to ensure your plant is having a healthy growth.


5. Do Some DIY Crafts

Who said you can only paint and draw to bring out the creativity in you. If you were unable to give your best in painting and drawing then you can surely try your hands in crafts. Yes, there are so many things that you can do such as you can make a birthday card for your best friend or partner. You can recycle the discarded clothes by making a doormat or you can make some beautiful house decor items using old bottles, caps and plastic boxes. There are various online tutorials available that may help you with this.


6. Connect With Your Loved Ones

Due to your tight schedule and various work responsibilities, you may not be able to stay in touch with your friends, family and relatives. Therefore, you can think of connecting with them while you are home alone. You can call them or go for a video call to add more fun to your conversation. Or you can call your friends to your place and have some fun time with them.


7. Give Yourself A Nice Makeover

If you have always wanted to dress up as your favourite celebrity or give your hair a new look, then you can for it. You can change your dressing style, the way you do makeup and of course your accessories. In case, you need to cut or colour your hair, you can take the help of any professional or someone whom you think is good at it. You can also take some pictures of you. You can definitely take some nice selfies after you have given yourself a nice makeover.


8. Do The Laundry

There is nothing more annoying than seeing dirty and unwashed clothes piled up in one corner of your house. Instead of feeling lazy and bored, you can do the laundry to ensure none of your clothes are unwashed and dirty. This will not only reduce the workload but will also help you in utilising your time.


9. Clean The Window Panes And Doors

When was the last time you cleaned your window panes and door? You may not notice but your window panes can be quite dirty. So, the best you can do is grab a cloth, some water, detergent and start cleaning your window panes, doors and cupboards as well. Dust off all the unwanted dust and dirt. This way you will be having a clean house.


10. Learn A New Language

Wouldn't it be great if you learn a new language? Learning a new language will never go in vain as you may need to use it at some point in life. You can go through some online courses where they teach new languages such as French, German, Spanish and much more. In addition to this, you can join some online courses to learn new skills according to the job requirements in today's market.


11. Develop Some Writing Skills

Is there a writer, poet or novelist hidden in you? Well, you can find out only if you start writing down. You don't have to write a heart-touching novel or a poem, instead try penning down your emotions and thoughts. Writing can be one of the best ways to explore your creative side and utilise your home-alone time in doing something productive.


12. Make A To-Do List

There can be so many things that you want to do but when the time comes for action, you may run out of ideas. Therefore, now it's time to make a to-do list for things that are always on your mind. This to-do list will help you in remembering the things you want to do and/or the places you want to visit. You can sit comfortably and decide which work needs to be done first and how much time & money you would require for the same. For example, if you want to travel across the world, then you need to think about the place to visit first and the amount you will be spending on it.

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13. Work Out And Meditate

A healthy body and mind are one of the best assets that you can have. You can utilise your home alone time to gain a nice body with a peaceful and healthy mind. For this, all you would need is do some workout and meditation. You can go through some of the YouTube channels where you can learn some exercises along with yoga. Meditation, on the other hand, will help you in keeping your mind healthy and peaceful.

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Story first published: Monday, May 4, 2020, 16:00 [IST]