12 Things you can do on Christmas if you are spending it alone

If you have chosen to be alone on Christmas, this one is for you.


How to spend Christmas alone

“Lord keep me up from acting like a fool at the company Christmas Party.”
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Christmas is a time for celebrations. However, some of us are really not into this holiday season. Well, I think it is perfectly okay if you have decided to be alone on Christmas for reasons of your own. But if it you are deciding to be alone on Christmas and the reason involves a tragedy, maybe you are going through a bad phase in life, please at least talk about it to someone.

On the other hand if you have just decided to spend Chrsitmas alone, well because you are an adult and are perfectly capable of making your decisions, here are some ways in which you can enjoy your Christmas even without going to a party.

Scroll down to know 12 ways to celebrate Christmas if you don’t want to party.

1Have a Movie Marathon

It is cold outside, hence, it is best to stay in your Pajamas and wait for Santa to leave presents for you. Stay in your cozy bed and watch your favorite movies all night. Besides this, binge on some popcorn and your favorite beverage and enjoy the laid-back attitude to the fullest.

Best movies to watch on Christmas

  • Home Alone (1990)
  • Elf
  • Love Actually
  • Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas
  • The Santa Clause
  • The Holiday
  • Bad Santa
  • Scrooged
  • Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas!

2Be a D.I.Y enthusiast

If you like being creative, try infusing your artistry into the one thing that you love to do. You can paint, write, sing and do whatever you want to. Trust me doing a D.I.Y will give a peace of mind. You can also gift whatever you make to someone special in your life.

3Donate Items

Be philanthropic this Christmas, and do something good for people who are underprivileged. You can donate anything you like. For instance, you can gift them blankets, jackets, shoes or edibles which they really need.

You can donate items at these 10 places

  • Charities
  • Hospitals
  • Doctors’ Offices
  • Daycares
  • Shelters
  • Children’s Homes
  • Orphanages
  • Churches
  • Old age homes
  • Underprivileged kids you know

4Be the Santa Claus

One of the best thing that you can do for the underprivileged kids is being the Santa Claus for them. For an added effect, try renting the official Santa dress for this purpose. Gift them things they need like clothing, stationary or candies for instance.

5Bake yummy food

Watch some YouTube videos and try experimenting with your cooking style. Make something exquisite for yourself since you are the special person you are celebrating Christmas with. After you are done with the cooking, decorate the dining hall and chomp down all the delicious food you have made.

6Read your favorite novel

For all the readers out here, loneliness is not something they are new too. Make your book your best friend on this Christmas and find yourself going deeper into imaginations. Just make yourself a cup of chocolate milk and there you go into the flight of fancy.

Here are some books our editors suggest you must get a hand on right now!

7Play some music and burn the dance floor

This is my favorite therapy to all the idiocracy in life, this might work for you too. Just put on your earphones and listen to your favorite music. Put up with the beats and there you go. For an added up effect, keep the lights of the room dim or off.

8Have a home spa day

Book a body spa at your home itself, just call your favourite masseuse and there you go. You can also ask him or her to get your favorite oils.

9Pamper yourself

Color your hair, get some nail art done or get a full makeover done. Try to make yourself happy and focus on your what you want for this Christmas. You can order your favorite food and indulge in making yourself feel special throughout the day.

10Indulge in some hair care

Pamper your hair this Christmas, get a new haircut or give them a homemade spa. For instance, you can apply the mixture off of coconut oil, banana, and Aloe Vera to your hair and wash it with a good shampoo to get that shiny mane.

How to do a hair spa at home in five simple steps

  1. Massage your scalp
  2. Steam the hair
  3. Wash your hair
  4. Apply conditioner
  5. Put a hair mask

11Video calling to the Rescue

If you are alone because you can’t visit your family due to work pressure, do not let the situation take a toll on your mind. Just make a video call and talk out your emotions with your family. Tell them that you love them the most and you will be there whenever you are free next.

12Visit an old age home

There is no better thing than making others happy on Christmas, plan a visit to your nearest old age home and spend all your day there. Make sure you take some goodies for them too. Learn life’s experience from them and give them the love they desire.

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