Staying safe at home was fun during the first few weeks. If you are at a point where you are sick and tired of quarantine. You have done everything you could think of and you wondering what’s next?
Here is a list of 15 fun and easy activities you can start doing at home today that will keep you busy and entertained.
1 Learn How to Paint Your Nails.
Coronavirus pandemic forced some of the essential service workers such as beauticians to close down their business. We have no idea how long things will be this way. While you are at home, how about you learn how to manicure and pedicure yourself. All you need is gel nail polish and a new color of nail polish, plus a youtube tutorial to guide you.
Even though painting your nails may not be one of the things you are good at. Now is the best time to practice on yourself, the best part is that if you do a shoddy job, you will simply remove it and start again. If you do an amazing job. Take photos and share them with your friends on social media.
2 Do a Home Facial
The fact that you are locked in the house, means that your skin isn’t getting enough of vitamin D from the sunlight as it is supposed to. This might cause your skin might be breaking out because of the added stress of COVID-19.
Do yourself a favor, take time to treat your face. If you lack the facial scrubs, feel free to DIY, and create something that you can use. When you have completed the facial treatment, you will be amazed by the results, and wonder why you didn’t start the first week of quarantine
3 Create a Playlist for Different Moods and Activities
During this social distancing period, you might be experiencing different emotions. If music makes you feel good and calm, then create a playlist for all the moods that you might experience.
Also, create a playlist for the different activities that you have to do during this corona pandemic period. If you don’t want to wash the dishes or clothes cause you just don’t feel like it. Then, create playlist songs that will get you in the mood of actually doing the work.
The reality of the matter is that things are tough during this COVID-19 period. Do yourself a favor and make your little world a little bit more fun for you to live in.
4 Begin Teletherapy.
If you haven’t been going for your therapy sessions because you were too busy with work. This is the perfect time for you to try teletherapy.
Organize a therapy session online, and ensure that you show up to be helped. Things are tough on everybody, don’t kill yourself with the pressure of life. The purpose to attend therapy sessions would be a great deal in getting you in the right mental frame and mood.
5 Begin Your Side Hustle
It’s about time! Don’t you agree? Right now most companies are not paying their employees, you can’t blame them. Coronavirus has completely disrupted the business industry.
If you have a skill that you can trade for money, or even teach people they pay you. Consider starting it, this is the best time for you to connect with your creative impulse and get ideas flowing. Sooner or later you will have a viable business idea that you can pursue.
6 Play Teaser Games
There is a lot of games created to help your brain remain sharp while sitting around. Try installing an application such as Lumosity it has thousands of games that are meant to enhance your memory and improve your ability to solve problems.
If you indulge yourself in a good amount of brain teasers, you will come out of the quarantine smart fellow that how you were when it began.
7 Dance for Yourself
It is a good practice to simply turn up your favorite jam of music and dance. You could have a mirror in front of you and just admire the amazing person you are.
Also, you could try using youtube and dancing to some work out music. Get to kill two birds with one stone. Dance your heart out, exercise your body all at the same time
Ps. It doesn’t matter if you think you are a terrible dancer( which is a lie). point is that you get to enjoy yourself. You get to enjoy your time. so go ahead and dance.
8 Start Blogging
If you have something to say about anything or an opinion that you want to share with the world. Start to blog. Blogging is easy, and there are a ton of software that you can use to start blogging that is free to use.
Also, you will be surprised to find that blogging is therapeutic and good for your general well being. The beauty of blogging is that once you have built authority in a particular niche, you can start making money from your blog website.
But, don’t give yourself the pressure of earning immediately from your website. Whether you have a million readers or just your parents reading your blog. The point is that you get to share your creativity with the world.
9 Listen to Podcasts.
Listening to podcasts is a great way to give your eyes a break and just start listening to anything on Google podcasts.
Try incorporating listening to podcasts into your routine, it is a healthy productive habit. Listen to something when you are preparing your meals, or taking a shower to simply keep your mind engaged.
10 Start a Podcast
If you have something that you want to say or a topic that you love and can’t stop talking about. Consider starting a podcast.
All you need is your phone audio recording and you get to share it on podcasts platforms that are free. Or you could share it with your friends and family members. Get them to celebrate the little wins with you.
11 Create a Vision Board
We have no idea when coronavirus will end and how the world will be after COVID 19. But that doesn’t stop you from envisioning where you will be and what you will be doing after coronavirus pandemic is over.
Create the adventures you want to do, people you want to see, places you want to visit, where you see your carrier. Affirm to yourself positive words and your favorite quotes and include all of them in the vision board.
Go ahead and try any of the activities mentioned above. Get to enjoy your quarantine period.
Stay safe and stay home.