Self Care Sunday! 30 Boredom Curing Activities for Self-Care



This week we're going to show you how to make a Boredom Curing Self-Care Activity Jar. To do this we need as many self-care and creative activities as possible for people to put in their jars - so we need your help! Here we've listen our favorite 30 things to do when we need a little pick-me-up - can you let us know what YOU like to do to look after yourself and add a bit of happiness into your day?


  • Call a friend or family member just to say hello

  • Go for a mindful walk around your neighborhood

  • Write down whatever comes into your mind for the next five minutes

  • Ask a friend for a TV show or movie recommendation and then watch it

  • Get under a blanket and read a book or magazine

  • Make yourself a playlist of your favourite happy songs and listen to it all the way through

  • Write down ten compliments for yourself

  • Doodle for ten minutes


  • Re-read your favourite book

  • Re-watch your favourite film

  • Put on your favourite song and dance to it

  • Find a podcast to listen to - we recommended Fearne Cotton's Happy Place

  • List ten things you are grateful for

  • Write a list of all the mean things you want to say, then rip it into pieces and throw it away

  • Have a picnic in the garden

  • Try an exercise class - there's loads on Youtube!

  • Go to a museum (virtually)!

  • Write a letter to a friend and post it

  • Drink a big glass of water

  • Look at some art - Google a museum you'd like to visit, loads of them have their collections available to view online.

  • Get crafty - head to pinterest


  • List your worries on a piece of paper, then crumple it up and throw it away

  • Do some Yoga - there's loads on Youtube, Yoga with Adriene is particularly good!

  • Have a hot shower or bath

  • Play a game (computer, board, or other!)

  • Meditate - there's lots of good videos on Youtube, or you could try apps like Headspace and Calm

  • Cook a meal that you love

  • Bake a cake

  • Make yourself a cup of tea then sit and drink it

  • Put on some warm pyjamas and have a nap



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