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A Starter List Of 67 Things To Do When You're Taking A Break From Social Media

Unplug, unwind, relax, and take some time to enjoy your view.

A Starter List Of 67 Things To Do When You're Taking A Break From Social Media

Have you noticed that you've been spending quite a bit of time on social media, whether it's posting to Facebook, tweeting about your latest food find, or scrolling through your Instagram? If you answered "yes", then it's inevitable that your next step is to take a break from social media and just unplug. I know you might be freaking out about that whole notion, but taking a break from social media has a myriad of benefits.

Now before you log out of your accounts or temporarily deactivate them, you might be thinking, "What can I do besides check social media?" There are millions of ideas, but this list will be a good start.


1. Read a book or two.

2. Go to the library and check out some books.

3. Write some poetry, even if you think it won't be great.

4. Learn a new recipe.

5. Start a journal.

6. Clean your room and refresh your living space.

7. Organize your collections.

8. Make some tea.

9. Play with your pets if you have any.

10. Catch up on a TV show.

11. See a movie in theaters, or...

12. Watch a movie you haven't seen yet.

13. Brew a cup of coffee.

14. Hit up a local coffee shop.

15. Hang out with your friends.

16. Do something with your significant other.

17. Hang out with yourself.

18. Go to the park.

19. Take a walk.

20. Meditate.

21. Do yoga.

22. Write a short story.

23. Write a screenplay.

24. Write a letter to your relative or friend and mail it off.

25. Paint.

26. Get a professional manicure or do your own nails.

27. Listen to music.

28. Check out a new artist.

29. Try a new hairstyle.

30. Ride a bike.

31. Volunteer with a cause you love.

32. Go on a random trip.

33. Go shopping and engage in retail therapy.

34. Take yourself out to eat.

35. If applicable, edit that book you're writing.

36. Write a song or two.

37. Read a magazine and get some inspiration.

38. Visit your local bookstore and read something.

39. Check out your bookmarked websites.

40. Take a free online course.

41. Take an improv class.

42. Spend time with your family.

43. Go shopping with your mom.

44. Put on a face mask.

45. Clean out your inbox.

46. Update your resume, if applicable.

47. Exercise.

48. Play a board game.

49. Organize your clothing drawers.

50. Start your laundry early.

51. Order delivery or takeout.

52. Clean out your car.

53. Play a video game.

54. Get some beauty rest.

55. Study for a class.

56. Window shop online.

57. Make a playlist.

58. Get your hair done professionally.

59. Take a hot bath; even use a bath bomb!

60. Try a new makeup look.

61. Visit a museum, any museum.

62. Go to the zoo.

63. See a play, musical, or ballet.

64. Try a new hobby.

65. See some live music.

66. People-watch; maybe even write down your findings.

67. Indulge in arts and crafts.

This isn't even a complete list of the many, many things you can do besides check social media. Not only will you find yourself being more productive, but you'll also be able to see the world without feeling the urge to post it to the 'gram! Thank me later.


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