During the lockdown imposed because of Coronavirus, people are trying to find ways of how to be productive. It is a difficult time for all of us and it’s not easy to just sit at our homes. The COVID death rate is increasing at a face pace and there is no cure for COVID. So, we’ve to sit at home and try to have a productive lockdown.
How to be Productive During COVID Outbreak?
The outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic has left everything on a standstill. Even the largest economies of the world have suffered and are still suffering. Not only the economy but also the lives of normal people have been impacted. Talking about the impact worldwide, we’re also equally affected and are following the guidelines of the lockdown imposed by the government.
But sadly, there’s nothing we can do to contain the spread of this deadly virus. It’s been spreading and has now infected more than 7 million people around the globe. There’s no discovered vaccine for Coronavirus, so staying indoors and taking care of friends and family is the need of the hour. Initially, the idea of staying indoors and doing nothing seemed to be fantastic but as time passed, we got bored and now we’re exhausted and tired. Now we all want to come out of our houses, go to work and colleges, enjoy with friends, and use our time judiciously. We’re tired of unproductive lockdown and don’t have much to do about it.
Sitting idle at home has affected our physical as well as mental health which is not at all a good sign. We need to take good care of our health and keep our body and mind happy. And for this purpose, we’ve to make the best use of the time and do the things we like to do or wanted to do for a long time. So, here are some of the things that you can do during this lockdown and make it productive.
Yoga and Exercise
Your body is your temple and you must keep it clean and pure which means getting rid of all the toxic substances residing inside it. And when it comes to taking care of your body, yoga and exercise is the best solution. Neither you’ve to pay hefty gym fees nor you’ve to buy expensive equipment. All you need is a mat and some nice music to do during lockdown. Also, there’s plenty of yoga tutorials available on the internet for you to learn and practice.
Good food equals good mood. So, engage yourself in some cooking and utilize the time in learning to cook scrumptious dishes for your family. Undoubtedly, nothing can uplift your mood but some delicious food amid this lockdown. Unveil the great cook inside you and let the world know about your talent. Try out new recipes every day, improve your cooking skills, and pat yourself on the shoulder!
Even if you’re not a reader, take any book that you can lay your hands on and start reading it. Read every day and gradually, you’ll find out what genre you like. Also, there might be a possibility that you may end up being a keen reader someday. If not, it will help in improving your vocabulary and increase your knowledge. Moreover, there’s a possibility that you may learn something valuable and fascinating.
Undoubtedly, you all must have a long list of movies and TV shows that you wished to watch forever but couldn’t due to lack of time. And gladly, today you have all the time and energy that you wanted. So, go and watch all those shows and movies and let your mind go deep into the imagination. Also, you can take the subscription of Amazon Prime Video, Zee5 or Netflix for some trending movies and TV shows.
Join an online course/classes
You can easily apply to any online course of your choice and learn something new every day. Additionally, it’s the best way to kill time and improve your skills. You can just sit comfortably at your home, join a virtual classroom, and add another accomplishment in your resume. Isn’t that great?
Learning a Language
If you want to try out something intriguing, think about speaking a new dialect. Confused? It means you can also opt for leaning a new language like French, Spanish, German and so on. Learn a new language, add more words to your vocabulary, and practice pronunciation. So that when this lockdown ends, you can show the world your new talent!
Play board games
You’ve plenty of time so sit with your family members and play board games like carrom, Ludo, etc. with them. This way you can spend time with them and have fun and enjoyment sitting at home. Nowadays, you can easily play games online with your friends on your mobile phones. Just download your favorite game from Play Store for free and invite your friend for a new challenge.
Clean your Room
Give your mother a surprise by cleaning up your room and arranging your wardrobe during this lockdown. You have time and a lot of time to clean up all the mess in your room. Utilize your time and unclutter your bookshelves maybe you’ll find something new to read. Have a productive lockdown by discarding all the old clothes, arranging your books, and sanitizing your room. Sounds nice, isn’t it?
It’s high time to give your soul and mind sometime to relax and get rid of all the negativity. Take out some time from your daily routine and meditate. Undoubtedly, life after lockdown is going to be hectic and tiring so it’s better to give yourself some time right now. And don’t forget to remind yourself that ‘this too shall pass, don’t lose hope’.
This is a hard time for all of us and we’ve to cope with it ourselves. Stay indoors, take care of your families, enjoy the little things, and try to keep yourself busy and in good health. Stay home and stay safe and find out more ways of how to be productive during lockdown.