15 Things To Do That Don’t Involve Your Phone

One day this week it dawned on me how much I was using my phone during self isolation when the only time I put it down was to my Yoga session. That’s one hour of the 14 or so hours I was up for the day. I was then inspired to write a list of things I could be doing instead, so that I can start to implement them and discipline myself to put down my phone for more than 1 hour at a time.

The main things I’ve been doing are: trying not to touch my phone within the first hour of waking, including writing a to do list for the day in the morning. Also making a point to not use my phone when I’m eating so that I can be present with my food and focus on that. And the last thing is reading before bed, so putting my phone on silent face down on the side, picking up my book and reading at least one chapter before going to sleep (I’m currently reading Me Before You by Jojo Moyes).

So, here’s the list:

  1. Yoga/Stretch class
  2. Meditate (there’s lots of guided sessions on Spotify and Youtube)
  3. Workout
  4. Walk/Run Outside
  5. Cook a delicious meal or bake some sweet treats
  6. Drawing or colouring – there are some great adult colouring books out there!
  7. Practise hand lettering
  8. Read a Book – fiction or non fiction!
  9. Make a list of things that make you happy
  10. Journalling or gratitude lists daily
  11. Organise or rearrange your room
  12. Make a charity bag with what you find in your clear out
  13. Play games with whoever is in your household – we made our flat into an assault course last night and it was genuinely the most fun I’ve had in a while, I felt like a kid again!
  14. DIY/Craft – Pinterest is your best friend for this – find things around your house that you could make something out of!
  15. Make a scrapbook – This could be out of anything you have lying around – photos, drawings, concert/theatre tickets, even your favourite food packets.

I hope this list gives you at least one thing to do, and please let me know if you try any! Also let me know if you have any more ideas to add.

L x

15 Thing To Do That Don't Involve Your Phone

You Might Also Like

0 Comments

  1. […] already done it. If you haven’t seen mine yet I’ve done How To Be Productive, Things To Do That Don’t Involve Your Phone, Ways To Help Your Mental Health and Keeping Fit In […]

  2. There is definately a great deal to find out about this topic.
    I really like all the points you have made.

  3. May I simply just say what a relief to discover somebody who genuinely knows
    what they are talking about on the web. You actually know how to bring a
    problem to light and make it important. A lot more people should look at
    this and understand this side of your story. I was surprised that you’re not
    more popular given that you most certainly possess the gift.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Follow Me!