Stay healthy and stay safe is the first formula above all in the pandemic. However, the coronavirus situation comes with an opportunity for all of us to spend quality time at home with family and loved ones. As the time of traveling is reduced due to work from home, most of us have enough time life left to pass.
Due to the tough daily routine, we have missed the real essence of life. The essence that is in small moments of love, happiness, and hobbies. Achieving a goal of making a DIY product can give you much satisfaction.
Coming out of a daily cycle of hardships and focusing on the environment around you is what this health crisis gives us. It provides us time to think that it is not money only that matters. What matters the most is health. It tells us that your family is more important than colleagues. The time you spend with your family is way more important than the time you waste traveling.
Availing the opportunity given by the COVID 19 pandemic, we must ensure spending this time to make moments. The moments that can make our bond with our basics stronger.
Here are some ideas which will help you enjoy your time at home:
One way to enjoy moments is to watch your favorite movies. Movies can give you entertainment, awareness, ideas, etc.
According to Esquire the best movies of 2020 are:
- First Cow
- The Wild Goose Lake
- The Assistant
- Never Rarely Sometimes Always
- The Vast of Night
- Saint Maud (July 17)
- Vitalina Varela
- Gretel and Hansel
You can choose any movie or drama series according to your taste.
Gaming is also entertainment for many and career for some. If you have an interest in the computer, Xbox, video, Mobile, etc, games you can surely enjoy them during corona situations. According to Polygon, the best games of 2020 so far are:
- Kentucky Route Zero
- Doom Eternal
- Minecraft Dungeons
- Desperados 3
- Half-Life: Alyx
- If Found
- Animal Crossing: New Horizons
- The Room VR: A Dark Matter
- Streets of Rage 4
- Super Mega Baseball 3
Everyone wishes to have a garden, but have no time to maintain it. So due to pandemic situations, you can pursue your dream of having a beautiful garden with organic fruits and vegetables. Moreover, a rooftop garden is a good idea and Pinterest and other gardening websites can help you in this regard.
It will give you a sense of achievement and freshness when you achieve building a garden with flowers, vegetables, and fruits.
Working on DIY projects to create different products is another way to spend quality time. This is because DIYs are cheap and easy, require less effort, and provides you with various products. Additionally, you can sell these products online if you want to get paid for these.
If you are fond of reading books, what else is better than this. Your time will pass in a way that gives you the knowledge and positively affect your decision-making process.
According to ELLE, the best books of 2020 so far are:
- Wandering in Strange Lands: A Daughter of the Great Migration Reclaims Her Roots by Morgan Jerkins
- Sea Wife by Amity Gaige
- Drifts by Kate Zambreno
- The Undocumented Americans by Karla Cornejo Villavicencio
- Rodham by Curtis Sittenfeld
- Stray: A Memoir by Stephanie Danler
- Camp by L. C. Rosen
- I Don’t Want to Die Poor: Essays by Michael Arceneaux
- The Anthill by Julianne Pachico
- Glitter Up the Dark: How Pop Music Broke the Binary by Sasha Geffen
Pick the book of your own choice and read in the quarantine time.
Moreover, there are many other ways to get yourself busy and healthy. You should also work on your immune system to prepare your body for a coronavirus attack. Let’s hope every one of us will come out of this global health crisis as a better and healthier human being.