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Regularly move your furniture around so it feels like you’re in a completely different house, or alternatively, brush your teeth with your other hand so you feel like you’re a completely different person.
If you find it weird not having a commute in the morning, recreate the experience by farting in that really small cupboard that only stores a broom and then cram yourself in there for about 45 minutes while you listen to a podcast about people who’ve made the career change you’ve always been too scared to make yourself.
Assemble your plants as an audience in your kitchen and do a cooking show for them every time you make food. This has the triple benefit of you ending up with food, some new friends and also feeling like a celebrity chef.
You can’t go to the pub any more so instead, fill up two glasses of water and go “WHO WANTS A DRINK!?” to all your plants after the cooking show. Then give them all a watering. These are your only friends now.
When you’ve worked out what you’re going to cook for dinner, pretend to call yourself and book a table, ask about the vegetarian options for no good reason and request a table by the window, while looking directly at your table at the window. Then say ‘Sure, I think we can handle that, got you booked for 7:30’.
If you’re missing trips to your local busy cafe, every time you go to make yourself a coffee just ignore yourself and forget your own order.
Draw some eyes and a little smiley face on your kettle. This is Kevin, he’s your new best friend.
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