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127 Things to Do While Quarantined - Fun and productive uses of your time when you're bored scared confused and stir-crazy - cover

127 Things to Do While Quarantined - Fun and productive uses of your time when you're bored scared confused and stir-crazy

Jacqueline Shaulis

Publisher: Embrace Awesome International

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Are bored out of your gourd?
Have you binge watched all your favorite shows?
Are you driving yourself crazy with nothing to do?

Here are 127 unexpectedly useful things you can do while avoiding the latest disaster (or people in general).
They cover a wide variety of tasks, interests, expressions, and time commitments (from minutes to days) - start with one or two and see how easy it is to make the most of this downtime. Each one offers a positive use of time that can boost the morale, knowledge, and joy of yourself and others. 

Whether you are on lockdown or self-isolating, shut in or sheltering in place, this simple guide will keep you stimulated, motivated, and most importantly, not agitated.
Available since: 04/20/2020.

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