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Coronavirus: How To keep yourself entertained while self-isolating at home

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Changing your routine is never easy, especially if you are forced to do so. With the outbreak of coronavirus, billions of people found themselves in front of a difficult task – working, living, and entertaining at the same place, otherwise known as home.

Since self-isolation is mandatory nowadays, and much more welcome, people are struggling to overcome the burden of self-isolation not only physically, but mentally as well. Luckily, self-isolation is not that bad if you choose to focus on its benefits.

Finally, you will have time to dust of every shelf, spend time with the loved ones, and learn a skill here and there, right? Here are practical tips on how you can still be productive, and still have fun at home.


Get Physical

Now is the right time to get in touch with your sports side while staying at home. Normally, you will be drowned to go outside and run, even if you never run before, but you should direct that energy into the indoor exercise.

Use online fitness classes and practice every day. You will find many courses free, so you will actually save on the gym membership this month.

Get up often, stretch, and have at least a one-hour workout session. Why not try a 30-day abs challenge or 30-days challenge to master yoga course? You can even test where virtual reality grew in terms of sport? The sky is the limit now.


Visit Museum Online

Culture matters. Even nowadays. Actually, you should think about using this free time to enhance your cultural interest.

So, why wouldn’t you take a virtual tour of the world’s best museum? You can do that anytime and for free.

Google Arts & Culture gives you access to the Van Gogh Museum, the famous The Met is also in, as well as New York’s Guggenheim Museum. Other museums have open specific web pages and particular collections. If you are more into books, you can find free content online, online libraries, and even online free book clubs.


Organize A Game Night

This was probably your first plan, right? Bunch of snacks, a serious amount of juice, good headphones, and excellent computer games… Could it be any better? It can actually be.

You can play one of the hottest video games at the moment, Province Minecraft, and use their modded Minecraft server hosting to enable easy one-click installation and have access to over 400 different and unique modpacks.

Computer games are also a great way to do something fun with your family and have some fun activities together. You can also always find more online friends during a good game. The more, the merrier, right?


Become A Master Chef

The kitchen is probably the most popular place in everyone’s home. So, why not use that room to gain a skill, or if you are already a great chef – to spend some doing what you love? Cooking is fun when you prepare food for those that you love.

Help your partner to prepare family meals, or make it a family adventure. Download easy and fast salad recipes and start from there, if you are a rookie.

Prepare a new dish every day. Prepare meals for a week ahead, and you will save money. You will be surprised once you realize how much money you spend per week on a portion of takeaway food. Plus, by cooking at home, you will eat healthier.


Clean Your Gadgets

There is no better time than now to clean your gadgets, both physically and digitally. It’s the right time to wipe-down your germ-collecting devices. Moreover, it’s time to clean and organize your cloud, as well.

Clean your smartphone, headphones, AirPods, laptop screen, remote controllers, and your gaming peripherals. Further, backup your PC, format your MAC, and back up your photos. 

In the meantime, don’t forget to call your friends, family members, and colleague every day.

Be in touch with people if you live alone daily. If you have pets, spend some quality time with them as well, and if you have a dog, use those outdoor walks wisely.




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    • katrin seelar

      the period of the pandemic has become difficult for many people. this period we had to change our lifestyle, habits, etc.
      But this is not a reason to be upset. The main thing is to preserve life and health.

    • Laprikon

      Life goes on and you need to adapt to new conditions. you can exercise at home. There are many workouts online.
      For your workouts, you can take dumbbell plates 10 kg UK or dumbbells set of other weights. It will help you build your muscles and keep you fit.

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