If you are an outdoor lover, when winter sets in you might get bored and depressed. How can you alleviate the depression? What can you do to make the boredom go away or dissipate? Maybe you can try an indoor activity for adults. What ever you do inside you will have to make it a pleasurable activity to cure the winter blues.
Even if you’re not a gardener you may like outdoor activities like golf, fishing, swimming, or tennis. Outdoor activities can be hindered during bad weather like cold air, rain, ice and especially snow. Adults need to find another way to exercise and enjoy themselves when they are stuck in the house. Other than activities with a consenting adult you might also want to try these activities.
Indoor Activities for Adults:
Wii – The vast line of technological “toys” can now help anyone enjoy outside activities in the comfort of their own home. You can play tennis and golf with out taking your antihistamines for allergies. You can even exercise with out going to a gym. The Wii provides energetic activities that will keep you entertained indoors. Video games aren’t just for kids.
Golf – Golf can be played indoors on a miniature level. You can set up a golf course in your home and even make a tricky golf course by playing around your furniture. “Play through” under your sofa or chairs. Make the golf ball out of aluminum foil so if you forget your inside and hit a little too hard you won’t break a window or the television.
Movie Date – An indoor activity for adults could be a movie date. Whether alone or with other adults, choose your favorite movies to watch, make popcorn and junk food and indulge for the night.
Games – If the weather is bad and you want to cheer up you can always have a game night with friends. Invite a couple of people over and tell them to bring their favorite game. By the end of the night everyone should have played the game they brought.
Party – If it’s winter, there are probably other adults who are feeling the winter blues. Why not set aside a weekend night to get the adults together an adult activity that includes some food, fun, and entertainment. Throw a party so that no one will have winter blues for the rest of the indoor season. Forget about not being able to go outdoors. Your winter party can have any theme you choose. (For ideas see my article: Winter Party – How to)
Car Models – If you like to put things together but don’t want to start from scratch, you might be interested in car models. All the necessary parts for the car are in a box. All you do is paint and assemble the car. Although this sounds easy, it’s really delicate work. You need a steady hand and sometimes even tweezers to hold the parts. This is rewarding once it is done.
Crafts – Many people use crafts as an indoor activity for adults. For crafts you could make clay sculptures, paint, sew, crochet, quilt, or put together dolls or stuffed animals. You may even want to make pillows. There are many craft ideas to choose from if you like working with your hands.
Indoor activities for adults can include chores around the house like painting or caulking. If you already have the winter blues, there is no need to depress yourself more by working on the house unless you enjoy those activities. Adults need to have fun indoor activities too. Go indulge yourself in some fun.