Alone Activities to Enjoy

It is important to spend time alone. For introverts, it allows us much needed time to recharge our batteries. However, for all of us, it is a great time to check in with ourselves and develop healthy relationships with ourselves in the process.

Spending time alone is the perfect way to really get to know ourselves, to hear our inner voice and develop a friendship with ourselves. Not to mention doing things alone pushes our comfort zone. In some ways, we are forced to be more social and that can open the door for new relationships to enter our lives. Choosing to be alone is one thing, however, being thrown into it by outside forces such as a divorce, a death, a move or change in friendships can be difficult to get used to.

We will all face times in our lives when we have to spend time alone so getting used to alone time is something we should all try to embrace in some way or another.

To help you develop more independence in your life here are 70 ideas of ways to spend time alone. Are you ready to push your comfort zone and have some solo fun? Good, let’s do this!

  1. Go for a walk in the park
  2. Eat at your favorite restaurant
  3. Learn to knit
  4. Try paint by numbers
  5. Volunteer for a cause you love
  6. Have a solo picnic
  7. Read a book in the park
  8. Go to the beach and soak in the sun
  9. Try a yoga class
  10. Head to a coffee shop and people watch
  11. Go to an arcade and play a few games
  12. See a daytime movie
  13. Binge watch an awesome Netflix series
  14. Bake something fabulous for yourself
  15. Try meal prepping for your week ahead
  16. Start a garden
  17. Start journaling
  18. Take an online course
  19. Try a night class
  20. Get a massage
  21. Go to the spa
  22. Get your hair done
  23. Get a manicure or pedicure
  24. Go window shopping
  25. Have a solo lunch date with yourself and your favorite magazine
  26. Check out your local farmers market
  27. Go for a bike ride
  28. Go swimming
  29. Declutter your home
  30. Take a road trip
  31. Learn about astrology
  32. Watch some live music
  33. See a play at your local theatre
  34. Create a vision board
  35. Give yourself a face mask
  36. Mediate
  37. Do at home yoga
  38. Drive somewhere magical and watch a sunrise or sunset
  39. Go on a hike
  40. Start a gratitude list
  41. Watch your favorite movie with some popcorn
  42. Head to a local museum
  43. Write a list of your monthly or yearly goals
  44. Go thrifting
  45. Grab your favorite latte and browse in a bookstore
  46. Join a meditation or yoga retreat
  47. Try solo traveling
  48. Take a cooking class
  49. Do a DIY project
  50. Start a puzzle
  51. Go beachcombing
  52. Start a home reno project
  53. Take a midday nap
  54. Have an at-home dance party
  55. Color
  56. Feed the ducks at the park
  57. Listen to a podcast
  58. Stargaze
  59. Learn a musical instrument
  60. Head to the library
  61. Learn a new language
  62. Play a free online game
  63. Get a bubble bath
  64. Rearrange your bedroom
  65. Fill a photo album
  66. Plan a trip
  67. Order pizza and stay in
  68. Explore a new town
  69. Watch your old favorite music videos
  70. Try on some new makeup at Sephora
Note: This article was written in 2016. I am alerted that this site is not secure. Not sure what that means, but do take care if you’re asked for personal information.

Source: 70 Activities to Enjoy Alone to Boost your Confidence – ScaleitSimple

Author: Dennis Hickey

There are no limits to success to those who never stop learning. I want to help you succeed by sharing what I have learned about life skills. Knowing these skills can nourish your personal growth. I hope you enjoy this blog, and visit often so you keep learning too!

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