Things to do to stay productive at home

February 24, 2021 5:47 PM

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Photo of a person writing in a journal. Image courtesy of Cathryn Lavery via Unsplash.

Photo of a person writing in a journal. Image courtesy of Cathryn Lavery via Unsplash.

Quarantine may be driving everyone crazy, which is why we need to do something productive to keep us busy. There are many fun activities out there for us to discover. We can have a blast with these fun and entertaining activities at home.

  1. Make new foods and drinks. Since you're at home you can try new drinks and foods that you may not have time to try when you have to go out. Quarantine is the perfect time to try things that you may not have been able to do before, you have a lot of time to try it out!
  2. Meditation. Times may be difficult right now, so you can meditate to relieve that stress. Take some time for yourself, and try to relax. Quarantine gives you the chance to relieve yourself from the world outside and you can just stay in and have some alone time. 
  3. Try an instrument. Before, you may have not had time to try an instrument because you may have had to go places or do other things. However, now you can!You have the opportunity to try an instrument that grabs your attention!
  4. Build a puzzle. Do you know that really cute puzzle that you may have always wanted to build? Now, you can! Build a 500 piece puzzle! Too easy? Make a 1,000 puzzle then, try the hardest one. You can do it! It’s a fun and entertaining way to spend time with your family.
  5. Take a virtual trip. Have you always wanted to make a trip somewhere, but couldn’t? Now, you can virtually. During quarantine there are many fun activities to complete, and you can take a trip to wherever you want. 
  6. Decorate. Holidays are a perfect time to decorate, which means that since you’re home you can take your time and be extra with decorations.
  7. Host movie nights. Now that you have a lot of time at home it’s perfect time to catch up on your favorite shows, or watch really long movies and shows. Have fun watching with your family and friends from home!
  8. Exercise. Quarantine is perfect for building up a fun and healthy routine for yourself. You can work hard to stay healthy exercising, going on walks/runs. Going out safely to get some air is perfect right now, just make sure you stay safe!
  9. Try journaling (or just writing down how you feel). Right now can be stressful and challenging, but it’s good to take out your feelings in writing sometimes. Maybe you write in a journal to relieve your stress and feel better by writing. 
  10. Take care of a plant. There are lots of ways to relieve stress, and a great way is by growing plants, you can make your own little personal garden at home, which you can take care of. It can be really fun and entertaining for you, also a great thing to do for our environment!

Quarantine may be driving everyone crazy, which is why we need to do something productive to keep us busy. There are many fun activities out there for us to discover. We can have a blast with these fun and entertaining activities at home. 

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