10 things that can help you pass time

Lifestyle

By Amrita Kohli 
Published May 13, 2021

Hindustan Times

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Tired of scrolling through your social media feeds? Need an alternative to pass time? Here are a few things you can try that may help

Needlework

When was the last time you picked up a needle and thread? Well, now maybe a good time. It could be a nice idea to keep your hands busy

Knitting

If embroidery doesn’t interest you, how about trying your hand at knitting. If nothing else, come winter, you may have yourself a nice scarf

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Jigsaw Puzzles

Get your hands on an intricate jigsaw puzzle that’ll keep you busy for hours - or at least until you finish it

Read books

You may have thought about starting that one book several times. Take it out and read a page or two. You may get hooked

Colouring

Colouring is a great way to pass time and keep the phone at bay

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Gardening

Adorn your house with plants and nurture them. It can be very calming. You can even grow your own veggies

Crochet

Another way to keep your hands busy while you binge watch your current series is crocheting. There are many tutorials on YouTube that you can learn from

Cooking

Another stress buster is cooking. Whether you choose to make a salad or an elaborate dish, the end result is a nice dish for you try

Learn a language

How about using the Internet to teach yourself a new language? 

Crosswords

If word puzzles interest you, how about spending time doing a crossword puzzle each day?

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