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November 1, 2020 2 min to read

How to entertain yourself at home during the pandemic

Category : Lifestyle

Before the coronavirus pandemic, we were all used to busier lifestyles. From school, work, events to travels, there was so much to do. This made days short and nights even shorter.

Everyone from kids to seniors had something to occupy them. In other words, idling at home because you don’t have anything to do was unheard of.

Truth be told, staying at home doing nothing can be very boring, to say the least. It is even more frustrating when you have to stay home not because you chose to but because it’s the only option.

Well, staying at home for a few days can be fun and relaxing but if you don’t know how long it will take for you to go out again, the situation can turn out to be very frustrating.

So, what should you do to keep the fire burning? Here are amazing activities you can engage in by yourself or with your family to remain active and entertained even during the pandemic.

Try out new recipes

You can’t go out to have dinner at your favourite restaurant? Then learn to make that delicacy right in your kitchen. Learning how to cook and bake various dishes can be a lot of fun.

If you have friends or family members who have learnt the art before you, ask them to email you the recipe. They will be glad to share the secrets with you.

You can also search for recipes on the internet. If the dish doesn’t come out as you had expected, don’t give up. Practice makes perfect. If you have kids, allow them to participate. They can make the whole experience more fun.

Declutter your home

If there is a time you should keep your home clean, it’s now that you and your loved ones are spending most of your time at home. You see that corner heaped with unused items for months? Or that disarranged closet? Its time you work on them.

Make a timetable allocating each room a day or two depending on their situation. Remove all the unnecessary items and if you no longer need them, then consider giving them away.

Ensure you only leave the items that you use or are of great importance to you. Clean your home and make it a haven to relax and unwind.

You will realize it is even fun to do the house chores now that you are not in a hurry to go out. If there are other members in the house, engage them as well.

Sweat it out

Who said you can’t engage yourself in some intense workouts at home? Even without hitting the gym, you can still keep fit. There are so many exercises you can do at home without using any equipment.

Some of them include brisk walking, jogging, push-ups, squats, jumping jacks and many more. You can also download free workout videos on the internet and use them as a guide.

Furthermore, if you have a gym membership, get in touch with them. Higher chances are they could be streaming their fitness classes…
 
Continue reading the article and discover more activities on Daisy Linden’s blog.
 
 

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