23 Self-Isolation Activities for Outdoorsy Folk

23 Self-Isolation Activities for Outdoorsy Folk

A new article from 'Cool of the Wild'

Posted on 11.01.2021

For many of us, getting outside exploring and being active borders on being a basic need. For us to function optimally, it is almost as essential as eating food and drinking water. And if we don’t get our fix, things can go downhill quickly.

Right now, many of you will be experiencing self-isolation. In the following months this may become enforced isolation for longer periods of time than we might be comfortable with. This will pose a great deal of challenges for us all, and taking care of our mental health will become as important as staying physically healthy.

Staying positive through all of this is the best possible thing we can focus on. But that can be easier said than done, especially for outdoorsy folk who draw so much positivity from spending time in the wild.

So to ensure that we all stay sane and as healthy as possible during these unpredictable and changing times, I’ve put together a list of activity ideas to do at home. Most of them are pretty easy to implement if you are feeling well. And a few of them can even be done if you’re not feeling tip-top. Enjoy!

  1. Learn to whittle
  2. Buy from an independent outdoor retailer
  3. Have a outdoor movie night
  4. Listen to an adventure podcast
  5. Cook your dinner over a campfire

and another 18 great ideas

 

and lastly

23. Plan your next adventure
You’ve sorted, repaired and cleaned all your gear, you’re getting into a great fitness routine and you’re feeling full of inspiration for future adventures. The only thing to do now is to get researching and planning exactly what that next adventure will be. So grab your maps, order some guide books and an explorer’s notebook, and get planning. Having something to get excited about and to keep focussed on will do wonders for your daily motivation and purpose. So, at some point in the future you’ll have a plan ready to be implemented at the drop of a hat.

Source: Cool of the Wild

 

 

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