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COVID-19 lockdown is necessary to reduce the number of coronavirus cases. Pixabay

By Kanan Parmar

As the whole world unites to battle the common enemy, COVID-19, the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi annouced a 21-days nationwide lockdown on March 24, 2020 to prevent more coronavirus cases.

The lockdown has taken a heavy toll on the mental health of people. People are facing corona-anxiety and many have been facing boredom.

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The only way to keep yourself engaged during the quarantine period is to do things that can help you grow your personality. Not only that, you can expand your knoweldge and work on your skills too!

Here are some productive things you can do at home to keep yourself busy during the lockdown:

Cleaning your home amid the lockdown is a good idea. Pixabay

1. Household Chores:

This is the best time to clean-up your home. For all those who are lazy to workout, doing household chores can help you stay fit. You can go for home decor tips as well.

2. Cooking:

The lockdown can definitely help you bring out the chef in you. Follow some good cooking channels online and try out a new dish everyday. Surprise your mothers with some great meals.

3. DIY Craft:

It’s time to use the old bottles, disposable materials, paints, etc to make some DIY decor. YouTube has some amazing DIY videos. You can also paint your walls. There’s an artist hidden in each one of us. This lockdown will help everyone do some amazing DIY art and crafts.

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4. Home Remedies for Hair and Skin:

During the quaratine period, prioritize your skin and hair. Follow a skincare and haircare routine to bring out the glow and beauty. Put on a good face mask and a nourishing hair oil too!

Amid the lockdown, bring out the chef in you. Pixabay

5. Explore Your Hobbies:

Singing, dancing, writing, drawing, etc can help you pass your time very well. At least spend an hour a day to do things that you love. This will also help you enhance your skills.

6. Binge-Watching:

This is the one thing that you can do without even moving a muscle. Utilize the time to watch the best classic TV series or Movies. This is the time to explore the golden era of cinema. OTT platforms to the rescue!

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7. Focus on Your Health:

Prioritize your physical and mental health. Spend an hour to follow a workout routine to stay fit during the lockdown. You should also utilize this time to meditate and practice yoga to prevent mental illness.

We all know that the coronavirus crisis has added to the sufferings of many people around the world. The only way you can contribute to stop the crisis is by staying at home and following all the necessary precautions to prevent yourself from getting COVID-19.


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