The Nerd Side Of Life

How to Pass the Time at Home

Have you ever been sitting at home wondering what to do with the time? When you’re stuck indoors, there are obvious restrictions as to what you can do. You cannot, for instance, go to the beach or sample food at your favorite restaurant.

Yet even if you are confined to your house, there’s no need to lose your mind. In fact, there are many different ways in which you can pass the time. All you need is to be open and creative. Plus, if you’re struggling with the latter part, this article is here to provide some inspiration.  

So if you want to learn how to live like an introvert, here are a few tips for passing the time when stuck at home: 

Netflix and chill 

Well, the ‘chill’ part might not be applicable, depending on if you’re residing on your own or not.

Nevertheless, being at home is an ideal opportunity to get stuck into those boxsets you previously didn’t have the time to watch. Then once you’ve done that, you can scour the internet for Netflix recommendations and have even more to watch. 

Plus, if you haven’t done so previously, you might also want to sign up with other streaming services such as Disney+ and Amazon Prime Video. 

Getting stuck into a video game

Video games are a great way to pass the time. They allow you to escape into a different world, providing you with the opportunity to do what you want. If you desire to go a little crazy and break the (virtual) law, there’s always the GTA series to enjoy. If it’s a more relaxed pace you’re after, the newly released Animal Crossing: New Horizons is recommended. 

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Having a bet 

Yes, you might not be able to go outdoors and sample some sports in person. However, you can do the next best thing – enjoy them on TV while ramping up the excitement with a bet. 

The great thing about betting is that it can get you instantly interested in any type of sport. For example, you might not have any prior interest in table tennis, but a spot of table tennis betting will get you glued to the screen. Just remember to bet responsibly when doing so. 

Learning to cook 

You might want to waste away your time, but you could opt to go for the practical approach and improve your skills. One way of doing this is learning to cook. If you’ve never been particularly proficient in the kitchen, now is the time to bolster your recipe repertoire. 

Doing online work 

Even if you currently have a full-time job, why not expand your horizons and look for a way to earn some extra cash? Even if you’re stuck in the house, there’s plenty of online work available

The possibilities are endless when it comes to online work. For instance, you might be able to turn a writing flair into freelance work or even an eBook. If you’re proficient with art, you could create graphic designs and sell these as everything from t-shirts to posters. 

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