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lots of emails to people you really like but don't hear from or see
often, and then wait with delicious anticipation for the replies!
Have a chat on messenger with some friends or phone a friend for a chat.
Dig out a favourite childhood book, and then reread it.
Watching rubbishy TV can help you unwind.
Flop on the sofa with a good black and white film.
Rent a video and take the telly and munchies up to bed and slob out in pj's with a facemask on.
Lie on settee, close eyes and listen to a favourite CD.
Have a long, bubbly bath - with candles, and music and a glass of Baileys, ideally - (and someone else to go in and fish out all the kids toys, first!).
Read a book in the bath.
Have a prayer time in the bath.
Sitting reading your Bible in the sunshine is incredibly relaxing or just being with God
Sit in the garden and read a book when the weather is good, with your feet up and a nice cool drink.
Do craft hobbies, cross-stitch, card making, glass painting etc. If you don't already do something like this, start up a new hobby!
Lie in bed in the morning when you don't have to be up, and just look at the shadows on the ceiling.
Do a crossword.
Play computer games.
Go for a long brisk walk somewhere scenic and peaceful.
Go round an art gallery or museum all by yourself.
Go for a swim in the evening. Swimming lengths gives you time to think about things without interruptions.
A sauna is very relaxing.
Go for a long walk in the early evening and just chew over the day.
Have a facial or manicure.
Go to the hairdresser.