When you are confined to the couch or your bed through illness it can be a challenge to keep boredom at bay, and daytime TV shows are hardly going to work the oracle for the whole day.
If you are looking for some fun ways to pass the time while you recover and rest, your smartphone can provide you with all the activities and entertainment you could want.
Here is a look at some fun ways to engage your brain and enjoy your rest and recuperation period, including a chance to dream up a fancy new recipe, a popular activity that helps calm your mind, plus a classic racing game option, and a fishy app to consider.
Get cake creative
If you like the idea of creating your own cake creations and want to experiment without all the mess in the kitchen you can do all this from the comfort of your couch with a cakery simulator.
Download Bonbon Cakery on your phone and you can even enter your imaginary culinary creations in a grand competition as the game unfolds. The hours should pass easily when you are creating in the Recipe Lab and then enter your fabulous cake creations in the Hall of Fame Challenge.
Clear your mind with a spot of coloring
If you are looking for an activity that is just as stimulating but more conducive to putting you in a calmer more relaxed frame of mind, you might want to try an adult coloring book.
The Mandala Coloring Book is available on Google Play and it offers you a host of creative activities that encourage mindfulness and should help to put you in a positive frame of mind, despite the fact you are laid up in bed.
No need to get angry with this game
You will probably want to mix it up a bit throughout the day while you are resting up and if you fancy getting involved in a fun and fast-paced racing game, Angry Birds Go is an app worth having on your phone.
Most of us enjoy a fun but competitive racing game and the popular Angry Birds franchise manages to deliver a wacky and entertaining downhill racing game that should bring a big smile to your face.
There are plenty of racetracks, stunt roads and different off-road races to try, so you should find plenty of options to keep you occupied if you feel the urge for some racing entertainment on your phone.
Become a Koi keeper
If you like the idea of keeping Koi fish but don’t have the foggiest idea how to go about it, the next best thing is to download an app called Zen Koi and take care of this imaginary creature instead.
The game gives you the chance to take care of and even breed a number of different Koi fish, and it is an activity that fish-lovers might find very entertaining and helpful in passing the time while they are confined to quarters.
If you are having to take it easy at home, there are definitely plenty of apps that can help you get through the day with ease.