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7 Things To Do When You Feel Like Doing Nothing At All

7 Things To Do When You Feel Like Doing Nothing At All

We all have those days where we wake up and feel like doing nothing at all. It’s like you can’t bring yourself to do even the easiest of chores or responsibilities, you just can’t muster any energy or motivation to do anything. And that’s totally normal and okay to feel at times. Not every day can be productive nor should it be. When you feel like this, the one thing that you should feel totally comfortable doing is absorbing this feeling to sit back and relax without feeling guilty doing so. There are plenty of ways to soak in and let this feeling wash over and away. Find anything to relax and enjoy a day all to yourself, have a day to do nothing at all or whatever you want to without the worry of real life responsibilities. By the next day you should be feeling up and at ’em, ready to have a positive and productive day. Here are seven ideas for you to spend your day when you feel like doing nothing at all:

1. Movie Marathon

Probably the go-to way to spend your day when you feel like doing absolutely nothing is to have a movie marathon. Cozy up on the couch or stay in bed and start a day’s worth of movie watching. Choose a lengthy series like Harry Potter or watch all of your favorite films back to back, from the moment you wake up until you close yours eyes to sleep at night. Be sure to bring your favorite snacks and treats to have in arms reach, and get ready to relish in this day off. You deserve it.

7 Things To Do When You Feel Like Doing Nothing At All

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2. Go For A Drive

Often when we feel like doing nothing at all, our mind is barring of us because it is overwhelmed with thoughts and worries. Going for a drive is a great way to clear your head and return home out of this funk. When out for a drive, blast your favorite songs and sing along to let out the thoughts clustering  your mind and let out those angsty emotions. Even stop for your favorite snack or drink, like a Starbucks Coffee, to make you feel like your normal self again. When you get back home, you should be feeling a lot better from this almost therapeutic drive to clear your mind and bring back your soul.

7 Things To Do When You Feel Like Doing Nothing At All

3. Have A Picnic

Being cooped up in the house is not always great for our mental health. Get out of the house and breathe some fresh air by having a picnic and enjoying some mental relaxation. Spread out a blanket on the grass, watch the sunset and watch as some clarity will be brought to you. Sometimes all we need is a moment to sit and focus on breathing to feel better. When we feel like doing nothing, we shouldn’t push ourselves further. This will cause us to feel burnt out and this feeling will continue until we decide to take a pause to care for ourselves. Go alone or with a friend and find how this simple outdoors activity can benefit you immensely.

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7 Things To Do When You Feel Like Doing Nothing At All

4. Pamper Routine

Dedicating a few hours to pampering yourself is, by far, one of the best ways to recover from a slump. We might not find any effort to do what needs to be done as far as work, but making yourself a priority should be at the top of everyone’s to-do list if not already. Take a long, warm relaxing shower, listening to music if you’d like. And pull out the best skincare products in your collection. Take the time to care for your skin and allow for your worrisome thoughts to melt away as the face mask soaks deeper into your skin. Use your cleansers, exfoliators, face masks, oils, serums, and moisturizers. Maybe even put in a moisturizing hair mask and paint your nails. Whatever it take to pull yourself out of this rut. Hopefully, you’ll find yourself feeling much better after taking the time to care for yourself.

7 Things To Do When You Feel Like Doing Nothing At All

5. Change Your Hair

It is pretty stereotypical for a girl to change her hair when going through a rough phase in her life but let’s be honest – it helps right. Whether you’re going through a breakup or having a hard time in general a fresh cut or color always seems to be the right move to make. For those days when you feel like doing nothing at all, literally don’t do anything. Decide on a haircut or color and let the hairstylist do all the work to transform you into a newer version. Why is this blue hair color the girl has in the picture below just seem like the right color to go for? It might be the obvious choice to make, but changing your hair is a trustworthy way to go back to feeling like yourself in a reverse sort of way.

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7 Things To Do When You Feel Like Doing Nothing At All6. Bake Cookies

This might actually take some effort, unless you buy those pre-made cookie dough packages from the grocery store, but baking cookies is one of those easy things to do when it feels like you just can’t do anything. And doesn’t chocolate increase serotonin? See, baking cookies is a warm way to stir-up feelings of happiness when having a bad day. See, when we wake up feeling under the weather and find just about everything hard to do, it is a clear sign from our brain that we need to take it light. It’s out mind and body’s way of saying, hey, just take a day to rest and recover before going back to the grind of everyday life. What cookies will you be making?

7 Things To Do When You Feel Like Doing Nothing At All

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7. Call A Friend

Sometimes all we need is a friend to vent our problems, too. When facing that feeling of wanting to hide under your covers all day, embrace it. Truly. Speaking to a friend can help enormously, we can’t keep bottling up all of our emotions. That is definitely not healthy. Call a friend and share a laugh, afterwards you should be feeling a bit better and ready to tackle anything you actually need to do that day. Push it off to the next day if you can.

7 Things To Do When You Feel Like Doing Nothing At All

On a cloudy day, we can all find some sunshine somewhere. Which one of these things to do are you looking forward to do when you really feel like doing nothing at all?