So, are you done binge-watching Netflix, completing your reading list, rearranging and organizing your cupboards, and trying out new recipes? Wait there is something more that can make you most out of this quarantine. Apparently, we might feel like that our lives and time are being wasted, if you are not attending any online private high school these days or aren’t carrying out your office meeting via video calls. If we look at the situation otherwise, it’s a great opportunity to learn new skills and add something new to our CVs. Likewise, it’s a great opportunity to learn something that you were always passionate about but couldn’t because of the fully-packed routine.
Kudos to the internet that has enabled us to learn anything that we can think of on our own, without having to even pay for it. You can always find several video tutorials that can master the skill that you want to. If you haven’t thought of what skill you want to learn during this quarantine, you don’t need to worry about because we have a list of 6 amazing and absolutely productive yet easy skills that you can learn from the internet and make your quarantine more useful:
1. Learn a New Language:
Who does not enjoy being multilingual? Learning a new language is not just fun it opens a whole new world before you. Learning a new language is likely to say that you will be getting an insight into new literature and will get to explore more tv shows and movies, thus, it is the best way to add up to your general knowledge. Moreover, learning a new language increases your career opportunities as you can opt for job offers from that country. If you want to learn French, German, Spanish, Turkish, Arabic, or any other language, you can google to get online tuition for it. Make sure to invest your time into something that can have long-lasting benefits.
2. Renovating Your House:
Living in our house 24/7 has made us realize that we haven’t brought much innovation and upgradations in our house. There might be many things that need to be changed and or renovated. Take this quarantine as an opportunity to renovate your house and by doing it yourself, you are going to save a lot of bucks too. It will be an amazing way to spend productive time with your family and making your home comfier and more beautiful together with help strengthen your bond with your homies.
3. Learn to Meditate:
This whole global lockdown situation might be a bit stressful for you. The whole bundle of random thoughts can be deteriorating for your mental and physical health. Therefore, you must learn to meditate. Narrow down the type and style of meditation and browse the internet for some helpful tutorials. This will make you look behind the mist created by this uncertain situation and will make it easy for you to organize your thoughts.
4. Go Green:
Want to opt for something eco-friendly and beneficial? Teach yourself gardening. If you do not have a backyard or a garden, you can always make yourself a hanging garden or can even grow your favorite plants in pots. Gardening is such a refreshing activity for us and our environment. It let you enjoy the breath of fresh air in a literal sense. Besides, if you want to make it more fun, you can make customized pots of yourself. This will be an intriguing yet productive activity for you and your family.
5. Do Something to Please Your Aesthetic Sense:
Who does not love or want to be an artist? We all our artists deep down but the only difference is in the manifestations of our pieces of art. You can learn to satisfy your aesthetic sense by learning to paint. Playing with colors and using them to express yourself is the best way to destress yourself. Else, if you don’t want to paint, you can work on polishing your creative writing skill too, and learn to vocalize your emotions. Aesthetically pleasing skills are undoubtedly the best ones to be learned during this quarantine.
6. Learn the Philosophy of Life:
If you do not want to opt for any of the other options or do not feel like doing something practically, no worries! You can work on boosting up your motivation level and work on yourself only. There is no particular philosophy of life that can lead you to success directly. However, we can look up for real experiences of successful people around us. You can read biographies or list to the interviews or TED talk of the people inspire you. Teach yourself to be the best version of you not just for yourself but for those around you. Take this quarantine as a life-altering part of your life and work on changing yourself for good.
This list will surely help you to narrow down to one skill that you might want to acquire while staying at home. Use this situation to make yourself a better person. Above all stay home, stay sane, and stay safe!