50 Things To Do Instead Of Being On Your Phone
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Social media can be mentally draining so here is a list of what you could and should be doing instead!

1. Read A Book

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Reading is such a peaceful thing to partake in not to mention the knowledge that can be gained.

2. Clean Out Your Closet

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Go a step further and donate your clothes to the less fortunate.

3. Paint

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Painting is relaxing and rewarding.

4. Go On A Nature Walk

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Take some time to admire God's Creation.

5. Make, Bake Or Cook Something New

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Yummy! :)

6. Go To The Gym

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Time to grind. Release those endorphins.

7. Meditate

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Clear your mind from all that anxiety and stress.

8. Play Board Games

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A game night full of fun!

9. Create And Or Write In A Journal

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Your personal book of expressions.

10. Read The Bible

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Get your fill of the TRUTH!

11. Watch The Sunset Or Sunrise

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So pretty.

12. Have A Bonfire

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Grab a couple friends, some marshmallows and keep warm.

13. Go Bowling

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STRIKE!

14. Complete A Puzzle

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15. Plan A Party

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16. Do Yoga

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Some benefits of yoga are increases in balance and strength as well as a decrease in stress.

17. Listen To The Radio

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18. Go Stargazing

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Who knows...maybe you will see a shooting star.

19. Have An Indoor Or Outdoor Picnic

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20. Learn A New Language

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Ciao!

21. Write A Short Story

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The world is your oyster.

22. Watch A Movie

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Stay in, go out, or maybe try a drive-in.

23. Go On A Hike

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24. Try A New Restaurant

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25. Color In A Coloring Book

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26. Write A Letter

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27. Go To A Museum

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Go check out the latest exhibits.

28. Start A Garden

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29. Stretch

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30. Go Thrift Shopping

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Find some major steals!

31. Go For A Bike Ride

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32. Go On A Trip

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Go somewhere new...whether it is a day trip or a long vacation!

33. Take A Nap

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34. Go For A Drive

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35. Go Snowboarding, Skiing, Or Ice Skating

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36. Go Fishing Or Ice Fishing

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One of my absolute favorites! Don't knock it til you try it.

37. Volunteer To Give Back

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Plan a mission trip or donate money to cancer research.

38. Go Outside And Play Sports

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Soccer, basketball, football, tennis, volleyball, baseball, gymnastics, swimming, bad mitten, hockey, cornhole, bocce, shooting, golf, surfing, fishing, hunting, lacrosse, rugby and so many more.

39. Go Camping Or To A Cabin

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Let's gather 'round the campfire, and sing our campfire song.

40. Tye Dye T-Shirts Or Really Anything

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41. Build A Fort

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42. Write A Goal Or Gratitude List

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Endless reasons to be thankful.

43. Teach Yourself Something New

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Maybe learn a new instrument or how to solve a Rubik's Cube.

44. Surround Yourself With Family And Friends

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45. Visit A Body Of Water

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Maybe sit on a dock or skip some rocks.

46. Take A Shower

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Refreshing.

47. Set Off Fireworks

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Have fun but be cautious.

48. Deep Clean Your House Or Room

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49. Read The Newspaper

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50. Crack A Cold One

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