As per the situation now, that is, for Covid-19, you must be feeling stuck inside your home but aside from that. Even if in the future you are staying at home you can make use of these things for the time being. This not only will enhance your skill but also will make you productive. And productivity is really needed in these times as well as in the future or for any need. Let us see what things are really useful and that you can learn by yourself while staying at home.
Reading books, as we know, is a really good habit. You can learn anything from that habit, literally. Not only that, many people have and love reading as their hobby! That is, in their leisure time while staying at home, they love to read books! The topic or subject can be anything! Whether it is fiction, fantasy, contextual, course related, stories, novels, short-stories, horror, mystery, crime, thriller or anything it can be. The main point is to relax if it is your hobby. But if you don’t have a habit of reading books, you can catch on now at this period.
2.Writing Journal when you are staying at home
Journal writing is helpful in many vast ways. You can write any kind of journal. Yes, not only just about your day, you can just make it your own book. And that is a good habit when you are staying at home too. Because writing can never be a bad habit, can it? Writing helps you in many ways. It makes you focus on your stuff, makes you concentrate and pay attention. And you can exhale in your skill too if you keep practicing it! While staying at home, it is a really useful hobby to adapt to.
3.Learn a Language
Learning a language is always productive. Whether you need to do it as a hobby, or if you have been meaning to learn a language but were not able to do so. If that is the case, now is the perfect time while staying at home! It also results in exercising your brain. And then again, it will leave you with a knowledge of a new language! Go and search up the language you want to learn and start from there!
4.Learning to Cook
Cooking is a must for everyone. If you are stuck in some difficult situation and have to eat by yourself, knowing how to cook is so important for that! Cooking is a skill that can never go to waste. Whether from YouTube channels or from your family members, you can start learning right now! Don’t miss your chance to learn this skill while you are still staying at home.
5.Enrolling in a Free Course
Yes, this is also a great thing that you can do and learn in your free time. It gives you knowledge on that field or subject. You enlarge your knowledge set too. Whether theoretical or practical or mathematical based, you can choose the course as per the preference and start learning now! There are also many free sites and apps that provide courses for free and some even give certificates!
6.Learning to calm your mind / Meditating
‘Meditation’ you may have all heard this word many times in your lifetime. Mostly in school, they always told us about the importance of meditation and of course! They weren’t wrong. Meditating helps you calm your mind and makes you ready for your next step. It helps you to clear your mind so you can focus on your daily or routine work and move ahead with a clear, peaceful and focused mindset.
7.Learning how to shuffle cards
This could be a fun task to learn in this period. As a child, I was always in awe when I saw others doing this during a game round. You can watch videos online or ask someone of your dear ones to teach you this skill during this period. Along with being fun you are left with these skills to show off!
Self management is a really important Skill. Just start from your room at least. Starting is the hardest point, once you start, there may be some ‘going-back’ but if you get a hang of it, you will be able to do it. If you get practiced to do it regularly, you will face lesser and lesser difficulty.
Math skills are always useful. Whether you are a child or an adult or even an older person, mathematical skills will always prove to be helpful in your life. In every stage of life, you can use these skills for solution of certain problems or hindrances.
As getting a lot of time now, you can grab your camera or even cellphone to shoot videos. After shooting you get all the creative freedom to edit the videos. The videos which you shot from your point of vision. Go enjoy this time to enhance this skill of yours!
Now, this skill is always very important, even if it is your school stage of life or the official stage, you will need this skill. If you are at an intermediate skill level in using MS Office softwares, you can enhance your level of skill and get into a higher level and if you have not started yet or have little knowledge on this field, you can start right now!
Baking is fun, a part of cooking and leaves you with delicious dishes. But it can only leave you with delicious dishes, when you know the proper and correct process of baking! It is not a very difficult job but you need to know the right process and right kind of safety equipment as well as tips to continue. Do take classes or watch and learn from videos online or with the help of your knowledgeable family members to learn and enjoy this useful and fun skill.
Yoga is a form of exercise. Yoga can be done by almost everyone and this period of time is perfect to learn it if you haven’t already. From online videos or classes, you can start learning from now itself. Yoga also has many advantages, you can calm your mind and body, relax muscles, etc. It also gives you a peace of mind and a very relaxed body when done regularly.
While stuck at home or having nothing to do, you can spend your time solving puzzles. It can be any kind of Puzzle set, as per your choice and preferences. It helps you focus, pay attention, exercise your brain, enhance problem solving abilities, etc.
Now that you know about some of the most useful things you can do at this period of time. As you are stuck in home or have least things to do, pay attention and do FOCUS to the things you select from here to learn. For your own good, if you pay proper attention, you can learn these skills in no time! And from here you can also enhance your skills, enlarge your knowledge set and keep doing better in future. So, go ahead and learn the productive things and start getting regular at practicing them too!
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