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National Nothing Day: Recommendations for how to celebrate

January 16 is National Nothing Day. The non-holiday was founded by journalist Harold Pullman Coffin, who wanted "one national day when [Americans] can just sit without celebrating, observing or honoring anything." In fact, Coffin told Newsweek he does "nothing" to promote it.

Put down the iPhone and get out the pajamas, we've got some suggestions to help you celebrate.

Watch lots of Netflix

In some ways, Netflix is living the dream
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In some ways, Netflix is living the dream of doing nothing. Enjoy some of the newest offerings on Netflix, or maybe some of the Oscar nominees. Just don't make it strenuous.

Stay in those pajamas

There's no better way to do nothing than
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There's no better way to do nothing than in your pajamas. No, really, just enjoy the moment in those pajamas.

Take a break from work

If this is what your work looks like,
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If this is what your work looks like, you might need a break to do nothing. While we're can't advocate being a truant, make up your own mind if doing nothing is worth it today.

Have a cocktail

While making cocktails does, in fact, take a
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While making cocktails does, in fact, take a little bit of effort, drinking one while sitting on the couch makes it worth it. Bonus points if you have them made already.

Sleep, sleep, sleep

Insufficient sleep is a problem for millions of
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Insufficient sleep is a problem for millions of Americans. Celebration nothing by catching up on your sleep. January is the perfect time to get under those covers.

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