#nzgirlhacks: 4 Epic Ways a Homebody Can Still Have Fun

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Are you stuck at home and wondering how you can have a bit more fun? Staying at home can lead to both self-discovery and more independence. From stay at home parents to those who just have to remain in the house for awhile, there are plenty of ways to still have fun. In this article, we will take a look at four ways a home body can still have fun.

1. Netflix

First on our list of ways a home body can have fun is by watching the popular streaming service Netflix. There are thousands of movies as well as television shows readily available to be watched from the comfort of your own home. All that is required for one to have is a television, internet connection and a monthly subscription to the service; which is very affordable.

You may quickly find yourself completely immersed in the shows and time will just fly by. Just simply sit back, relax and look through the various categories. Your very own home theatre is sure to entertain you for a very long time.

2. Cooking

Many may not notice it, but cooking is as much an art as it is a skill. It can be very fun to find that perfect balance between looks and taste. Being a homebody, you may very well find yourself with just enough opportunity to figure out that balance. If you’re already into cooking and or baking, then find new recipes. It’s always fun to learn something new and you’ll be able to impress guests with your newfound talents.

Learning how to cook can also lead to improvements in your health and longevity. Since you’re constantly making stuff, you are less likely to indulge in unhealthy fast food. Being able to prepare good tasting, healthy meals can save you a lot of money too by the way. That’s a huge benefit.

3. Arts & Crafts

There is nothing better than some alone time at home to really spark your creativity. In history, many artists have secluded themselves just to work on their masterpieces. You don’t have to be a Picasso in order to get into art. There are various arts and crafts activities that can be done at home, these include: Painting, drawing, origami, knitting or woodworking.

Art can also open you up to a side of yourself that you never knew about. The simplest way to pass the time and have a bit of fun is drawing. It requires only a paper and pencil; something that is usually laying around in most homes. Once you get started doodling, you’ll be surprised at how much time passes by.

Learn an Instrument

Lastly, on our list of ways to have fun at home, we have learned an instrument. This requires quite a bit of practice, but it can be very fun learning how to play your favourite songs. Some of the easiest instruments to learn include the piano, ukulele, harmonica, and bongos. Guides for learning how to play can be found all over YouTube. Not only is learning a new instrument fun, it has many health benefits as well.

Those who learn how to play instruments often have better coordination and increased memory capacity. These benefits can extend into other areas of your life; making learning these new skills worthwhile.

And there we have it, being a homebody isn’t a bad thing, it can be quite fun when you find something you’re interested in doing. Do you know of any other fun activities for homebodies? Please feel free to comment about them below.

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Damien is very passionate about health, cooking, diet plans and anything that has to do with staying fit. He specializes mostly in real estate and home improvement as a writer. He grew up in Oregon but now is a resident of Salt Lake City, where he has fallen in love with the snow and the people.