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Take A Fucking Break And Try These Ways To Entertain Yourself

Watch The Crown, read about kick-ass feminist high schoolers, and make a to-die-for Dutch pancake.

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1. Watch The Crown.

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The royal drama is back for its second season, and it's just as rich and tense and fascinating at the first.

Watch it on Netflix.

Or check out the Aussie version of Bake-Off, Zumbo's Just Desserts.

2. Read Moxie by Jennifer Matthieu.

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This sweet little book about a group of girls instigating a movement to take their school back from misogynist behaviours is the balm you need as 2017 comes to a close. Funny, sweet, and empowering, it had me crying in a good way in the middle of a public train.

Get a copy here.

Or check out the absolutely heartwarming Tin Man, by Sarah Winman.

3. Listen to Killer by Nature.

This creepy and thrilling audiodrama unfolds over a series of psychological sessions between doctor Diane Buckley and "The Playground Killer."Listen on Audible.Or as we're well and truly into December, check out Sia's new Christmas album.
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This creepy and thrilling audiodrama unfolds over a series of psychological sessions between doctor Diane Buckley and "The Playground Killer."

Listen on Audible.

Or as we're well and truly into December, check out Sia's new Christmas album.

4. Download Sweat Deck.

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This clever work out app shuffles you through reps of different exercises so you can have varied and challenging workouts every time.

Get it for iOS.

Or check out the similar Body Cards for Android.

5. Cook this delicious Dutch pancake.

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Seasonal? Check. Easy? Check. Delicious? Check, check, CHECK.

Or make this mulled cranberry cocktail.

6. Treat yourself to a cultural AF outing.

Get out of the cold with a visit to a local gallery. If you're in London, I'd recommend the multidisciplinary Bahrain Art Fair at the Saatchi Gallery. Browse Art Fund for something near you.Or treat yourself to one of our favourite products of the year.
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Get out of the cold with a visit to a local gallery. If you're in London, I'd recommend the multidisciplinary Bahrain Art Fair at the Saatchi Gallery. Browse Art Fund for something near you.

Or treat yourself to one of our favourite products of the year.

7. Follow @RetrieverPics

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I mean, is there a better visualisation of happiness?

Also check out @gaspic_healthyberry for healthy recipes on Instagram.