Having had limited contact with the outside world in the past few weeks makes many of us feel a little crazy. Because let’s face it, there’s only so much Scrolling, Streaming and Zoom Chat that you can do in a single week. Also, how often can you go down to the fridge to get another snack? Finding new ways to keep yourself entertained while bored at home is suddenly at the top of our priority lists.
What makes astrology so fun and awesome is that it offers a glimpse of what drives us, so if you’re trying to find something fulfilling and fun to do with your free time at home right now why not look at your zodiac sign for some suggestions?
Each sign has its own strengths and weaknesses, so by playing on the interests and motivations of our sun signs, we can find things to do that avoid the mad boredom that we all experience collectively and that actually feel productive and mentally stimulated.
That said, be prepared to say goodbye to your endless scrolling and check out these suggestions on what to do if you’re bored at home, according to your zodiac sign.
Aries is naturally energetic and physical, so breaking sweat will help you feel more like you. Numerous free or discounted virtual exercise classes are available or you can just activate your favorite pop album and dance your butt in front of your mirror as if you were back at the club with your team.
It’s amazing what certain endorphins can do for our well-being.
Slapping on a clay mask, taking a soothing bath, and then giving yourself an adorable pedicure at home is a great way to spend the evening and you will also feel refreshed afterward.
Learn new things
If anyone likes fun facts and delves into information, it’s you, Gemini. And while chatting with your friends is fun, it can also be exhausting to have been so social – even if it’s virtual – so create a Reddit account and start browsing the threads that pique your interest.
In addition, you can choose to simply browse or participate in virtual conversations depending on your mood.
Cancers are domestic and nourishing by nature, so browse everyone’s heart (including yours) through the comforting act of cooking. Browse your closets for an inventory of ingredients, then get creative with what you have on hand.
This will keep you busy for a few hours and the delicacy of the treats you make will last even longer.
Go live on Instagram
Whether you choose to make karaoke your favorite love song, broadcast your culinary adventures live, or simply express yourself live on your favorite topic of the day, you are sure to be entertained (and others) with the excitement of having all eyes on you.
Virgos have a gift for organization. So you will probably find it soothing, entertaining and productive to tackle a home organization project that has been preoccupying you for some time, such as sorting your clothes, cleaning a drawer or organizing all your jewelry.
Once you get into the rhythm, you will find that the hours go by like minutes and the end result will certainly bring joy.
Give yourself a makeover
Libras love to glam it up, but it feels a little weird to get dressed with nowhere to go, as we currently spend most of our time at home. But you don’t need an outside excuse to experiment with your look.
Browse your wardrobe and try out awesome outfit combinations, then take #OOTD photos for later reference. Or pull up a YouTube makeup tutorial so you can finally master that look of brightly colored winged eyeliner that you covet.
Look up astrology stuff
You are a mystical being, Scorpio, and let’s be honest, you like to scoop people up and dig under the surface. Instead of hiding the shit out of your ex’s social media accounts, go to the next level and swipe to their astrological theme instead.
Start googling for resources on the basics of reading an astrological chart, then do some research. You will be giving Zoom Astro readings to your friends and family in no time.
There are many virtual resources that can enrich your day and teach you something new so sign up for free cooking lessons, gardening lessons, or even open-access college lessons that will keep you entertained at home.
Smarten up your resume or LinkedIn
It always floats somewhere on our task lists, so doing it will feel like a major accomplishment that will come in handy on the go.
Browse the streaming service of your choice for great options, or check out some of the many online resources for free access to documentaries, like Documentary Heaven.
Pisces are naturally creative and love to express themselves through art, so take out your art supplies, be it paint and canvas, magazines, and glue for collages, or just pencil and paper and spend a few hours expressing yourself freely.
This therapeutic practice is both fun and entertaining, and you will be happy to have something nice to show at the end.