Last updated on August 3rd, 2020 at 06:01 am
Ok, so we have to accept the situation that whatever the whole world is facing right now. We all are trapped in our home and obliged to follow social distancing and Quarantine in our home.
But instead of wasting this time, thinking about when everything will be back to normal, all we can do is to make some productive use of quarantine while we stuck at home. How we handle in this hard situation, will be our biggest lesson from the coronavirus outbreaks.
Want to know how to make better use of staying at home in quarantine? Then this article is for you. Here we are sharing our suggested ways to follow to do something creative plus entertaining things, that will help you even after the lockdown is over.
Things to do While Staying at Home in Quarantine
Have a To-do list to do especially for Quarantine
Indeed, our normal routine is changed due to lockdowns. But the first thing to make a productive routine, we need to set the priorities and list of the things we can do and want to do. It can be anything from your home maintenance to self-development plans.
But make sure you have set your own route, indeed a temporary one till the lockdown lasts. That will never let you feel bored anymore, as you have certain things to do now.
Invest in your Self Development
Like most of the learner and growth mindsets are doing right now is to invest in learning new things. If you are passionate about something and have decided to acquire new skills then better to Spend this time in improving yourself.
Instead of seeing the news reports broadcasting the same news and making you more worried, you can take significant of your idle time to improve yourself in quarantine.
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Spend more time with family members
Regular jobs and business tours have never given you enough time to spend with your family. And now we all have time, even opportunities to stay with family. Just have that feeling of being with family, that normal day hasn’t let you.
This is an opportunity for you to stay with your family. Spend time with your kids and arrange a home-movie together. Make as many as more memories to create with your kids, families. Don’t just lockdown ownself in your room, spend some time with family. Because this is the time when you both need each other.
Another thing, you wished that you’ll to do while you have time. And now it is time for Home decoration. Lockdown gives you enough time to paint your home and decorate your room as you wanted.
Don’t be lazy still, look for this opportunity, and get your brush ready. Also, you can spend time in the plantation in your back yards. Watch online tutorials and courses to educate you for home gardening in an easy way without leaving your home.
We really need Meditation Now
Concern to the current situation, the whole world needs to stay calm in quarantine time. We all are facing the same mind pressures and a negative impact from whatever happening in the world, so better to spend some time alone and in peace. Have a schedule to practice the meditation and calm ownself down from negative impacts.
Indeed, you need to feel calm and to stay disconnected from all negative aspects in the present mind. Meditation becomes necessary in the current scenario and to get out of the bad impact of social distancing and lockdowns.
Watching Movies in Series
If you really want to enjoy this time relaxation, then the best thing you can do is to watch the movie series. Grab the Sequences that you wished to watch before.
Quarantine is the time when you can watch the movie in the sequences. Talking about those movie series that you have been following for years. No matter how many times you have watched that, watching them all in a row is a whole new experience.
Practice on Music Instruments
Now it’s time to dust off your guitar and plugin the keyboard that you never get a chance to practice on. Lockdowns are the best opportunity for all of us who are music lovers and want to love playing music. So attain the online music course and start learning instruments you love.
In the quarantine time, you have the chance to play your favorite instruments without any distractions. Make sure you confidently can say that lockdown gives you opportunities to live your passion and so life to the fullest.
Reading a Books
Spend some time staying at home exploring new things and concepts of your subject. Grab this opportunity to advance your knowledge reading books from industry leaders. Not limited to academic books, but have a plan to read such life-changing books from motivational speakers and get insight into positive aspects of life.
A habit of reading books is never getting old-fashioned in the digital era, too. Follow the ebooks of your favorite genre and advance your expertise, while doing the right things in self-quarantine.
Develop New Skills
Don’t stay limited to your professional expertise only, have some room for some personal skills as well. You now have a chance to invest significant time in developing new skills and hobbies that helps you in the future.
Everyone needs to have personal traits, a skill that no one can take away. Spend the time of lockdown in learning and developing the skills that you want. It can be any artistic skills like painting, designing or even Blogging, and website development.
Have a Backup Plan ready…It can be Side Hustle
We have to accept the fact that corona has completely infected the job economy as well. So why not spend some time strengthening your roots. Think from futuristic aspects, it’s the time to develop yourself for future ones.
Think beyond your regular job, have a backup plan ready. Whether your job is safe or not, but having a side income plan is a must, Even from now. So invest this quarantine time in things like, learning, and creating how-to generate multiple sources of income, that will provide you a secure financial future.
I totally agree, that you are worried about your employment and thinking about life after quarantine. But that’s up to the time, and believe me, that everything will be normal again soon and we get busy as we used to. But instead of just waiting and feeling demoralized, we have to accept reality. And that is to staying at home and being in quarantine.
A successful person is the one who finds the solutions in the difficulties. And keep learning from a condition in front of them, whatever maybe. So have a developed mindset and make better use of the social distancing with advancing your self for future success.