Cook something that takes time
Learn something new (I put together a handy resource list for work if you need some inspiration)
Go walk for a walk/jog/run
Open the windows (weather permitting)
Make something (Some bread. A zine. A podcast. A haiku.)
Read a book
To some, this may sound like a trick question. But I mean less “how can I renovate a house with minimal contractor/professional involvement?” and more “how I can I mend and make more things on my own?”.
This morning I sewed a button back on some shorts. Small potatoes. But maybe I could learn some more involved tailoring type skills.
I’ve also really wanted to teach myself to solder and build weird electrical creations. Really this should be just the time for this but it hadn’t even crossed my mind before now. Time to find that soldering iron…