Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and TikTok, sounds like quite a routine you have. Surely you have never broken a sweat as you hopped from one social media application to the other. You could sweat a little as you go up and down your stairs, but have you ever tried counting how many there are in your household? Or have you not reached that point of boredom…yet?
Not only will the following activities break a sweat in your body, but it will surely guarantee a smile on your face, especially if it means getting you out of the four walls of your bedroom.
According to J. Pawel Harazin, “Life is like a mountain, hard to climb, but worth the amazing view from the top.” Would it not inspire you to put on your rubber shoes, call a friend, and go for a hike? Hiking is a great way to get off of your phones, appreciate your surroundings, and enjoy conversations with your friends, as you all struggle to reach your next stop and catch your breath.
A bike ride, no matter where you are heading, will always be thrilling. It allows you to pay more attention to your surroundings, bask in the heat of the sun, and appreciate the wind as it brushes through your hair – assuming, of course, that you do have hair. If you don’t, then that is okay too.
There is nothing like a little throw and catch with a group of friends. After which you can cool off with some ice cream to fill all your hungry stomachs. Sounds like a lot of memories and fun, right?
There is nothing more rewarding than garnishing your meal with the chives you grew in your garden or putting a vase of beautifully homegrown flowers, on top of your table as decoration for your guests to see. One of the simplest, but most beneficial hobbies there are. Gather your tools, slip on a pair of gloves, and start digging! This is an activity that requires a lot of patience, but just like the famous proverb, “Good things come to those who wait.”
Throwing, jumping, and catching. This pastime moves all parts of you and will surely leave your body feeling less tense. Not only is this something that you can do with your conventional friends, but your furry friends as well. Feel the thrill in your body when you catch the frisbee and throw it to the next person for them to throw it to the next, and so on. Feel the excitement rush through you when you see your dog run towards you with the wet and slobby frisbee in their mouths, ready for your next throw.
These are just five out of the hundreds of activities that you can do to keep yourself active and happy. All of which you can enjoy with the accompaniment of others (to strengthen relationships and build core memories), or simply by yourself as a time of reflection. The environment outside the four walls of your rooms is vaster than anyone can imagine. What are you waiting for? Put on some sunblock and into the outside world, you go! Have fun!