Safe at Home? Here are 10 Things to do to Keep Your Mind Sharp!

Safe at Home? Here are 10 Things to do to Keep Your Mind Sharp!

 

Being stuck at home doesn’t have to be boring! Learning new things helps you think critically. Try one or all of these great ideas to keep your mind sharp while being safe at home!

  1. Take a virtual class. This website: https://www.edx.org/, has thousands of virtual classes and many of them are free!
  2. Start a craft project or pick up a new hobby. Here’s a great article on finding a hobby as an adult: https://bit.ly/2TrZU72
  3. Do a puzzle. Play board games.
  4. Read a book!
  5. Exercise! It’s thought to help maintain blood flow to the brain. USA Today gives you 25 ways to take your favorite workout classes at home! https://bit.ly/2WS3nO4
  6. Visit museums on line. https://bit.ly/2XiJJdj
  7. Try five-minute breathing meditations. Just Google “Free Online Meditations” and you’re good to go!
  8. Pick up a new language. https://www.Duolingo.com is a free language learning app that delivers bite sized lessons into a fun game. It’s available in 35 languages.
  9. Help the Boston Public Library transcribe their collection of handwritten correspondence between anti-slavery activists in the 19th century into texts that can be more easily read and researched. https://www.antislaverymanuscripts.org/
  10. Take a virtual trip. This site is a one stop destination for world tours, classes and travel experiences you can have right at home! https://bit.ly/2TvdhDe