Productive things you can do during lockdown

Life Oct 26, 2020

Get Your Fitness on Track

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With a non-stop schedule, it often becomes impossible to squeeze in a workout. Now that you’re probably working from home, you likely have more time on your hands. Several YouTube fitness channels make home-friendly workout videos.

Learn a New Language

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Always wanted to master Spanish but never had the time to practice? This is the perfect chance to get started with a foreign language. Duolingo and Babbel are two incredible apps that offer lessons for a wide variety of languages. Also check out some YouTube channels as well.

Deep Clean Your House

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Even if you hoover your house every couple of days, a lot of dust builds up behind appliances and under furniture. Get your overalls out, because it’s time to deep clean your house. Thoroughly clean every nook and cranny, wash soft furnishings, and wipe down appliances.

Discover Your Talents

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It is time to try everything you have to put off until next time. You can learn to play on guitar or to sing, maybe you would like to perfect your cooking skills.

Tidy Your Wardrobe

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Stop procrastinating a wardrobe purge. Get every item of clothing out of your wardrobe and try everything on. This will help you decide what you like and what you need to give away.

Explore more Games

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This time you can try out new PC, console or even mobile games. You can enjoy being in digital society of online games and also master your gaming skills.

Learn to Code

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One more great thing to do is to try yourself in programming and learn some basics of some programming languages such as Python, JavaScript or web development with JS, HTML and CSS. You can also find such guides at YouTube or search for some books about programming.

Get Some Plant Friends

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Get some indoor plants for your house and become an expert in keeping them alive, or you can get some outdoor plants on your backyard.

While your desire to be productive is wonderful, it’s perfectly alright to take some time to adjust to the new normal. After all, we are going through a global pandemic. So don’t be too hard on yourself!