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Mental and physical activities you can do to keep your mind and body healthy.

Pick Up Something You’ve Left Behind or Put Off

  • Mend an old friendship or family relationship
  • Start that house project you’ve been putting off
  • Finish reading the book you started months ago
  • Clean your closet
  • Fix the crooked photos on the wall
  • Repair a broken thing
  • Finish your scrapbook or photo book
  • Clean the junk out of your car
  • Give yourself a sense of satisfaction

Put Down the Electronics

  • Go for a walk
  • Go for a bike ride
  • Bird or butterfly watch
  • Find shapes in the clouds
  • Wash your car
  • Gardening – start an herb garden
  • Eat lunch outdoors
  • Listen to the sounds of nature
  • Go people watching – be a gawker

Start Something New

  • Listen to completely new music
  • Start a new podcast
  • Read a new book
  • Join a new online discussion group
  • Learn something new (instrument, finances, cooking)
  • Take an online course
  • Start a puzzle or strategy game

Improve your Physical Self Indoors 

  • Exercises at your desk
  • Yoga or breathing exercises
  • Do an Instagram live workout class
  • Randomly stop and do sit-ups/pushups
  • Play with your dog multiple times a day
  • Take a break from work and walk around the house
  • Stay hydrated (we like this one!)


  • Quarantine Cuisine: Charlotte Agenda, Link
  • Keeping your Mental Health: CharlotteFive, Link
  • Virtually Y, YMCA, Link
  • Virtual Programming, CLT Meck Library, Link