Embracing not being productive in the times of self-quarantining is the worst way to devote your time. Since we all our home, handling the emotional and mental trauma of the virus has become a top priority for us to continue thriving even amidst the pandemic.
In this day and age, we need to focus more on the here-and-now of the situation and deal with the aftermath of this crisis later.
Have a backward glance at the initial days of self-quarantining. Things weren’t that bad; we got time to binge-watch our favorite Netflix series and have some time off from the routine work life and sleep a little extra.
However, fast forward to today, our ideal life no longer does well at amazing us. Since the isolation phase is for the greater good ahead, let’s start to work on making it more productive
PRODUCTIVE THINGS TO DO IN SELF-QUARANTINING
So here’s some sage counseling to revive your productivity and hustle form home while self-quarantining.
So let’s learn how you can be a thriving coronapreneur while doing your civic duty?
STAY LOWKEY AND CHOOSE KINDNESS
Watching Netflix all day might be tranquilizing for many of us but definitely not productive. So how about working more on self-improvement?
While the entire world is stuck amidst the chaos of COVID’19, we should make emphasis on introspection and choose kindness as a medium to spread love and peace to ease the uncertainty. Showing sympathy in this difficult time can pep us up.
Though isolation can easily take its toll over one’s emotional and mental health yet practicing kindness can get us over this crisis feasibly.
Check out on your elderly relatives, inquire about their health and do the needful as they are the ones more vulnerable to the pandemic.
During this contagion be sure to disinfect all with your kindness.
One thing that is spreading even faster than the outbreak is distortion regarding the virus.
There’s no denying that the virus has surged the proportion of fatal cases and shouldn’t be treated as an acute disease. However, with the right safety measures, the odds of getting infected can be minimized to a great extent.
Hence it is important to stay posted from the trusted sources only and never regulate panic-driven information.
Panicking during this time will only deplete our ability to heal and reconcile both mentally and physically. So we all should focus on staying calm and realize that this all temporary and things will normalize soon.
MASTER A SKILL OR TUNE-UP AN EXISTING ONE
With the fastest evolving corporate world, the demand and need for mastering new skills has risen, but learning a new skill can turn a bit challenging to manage with the ongoing work life.
Still taking some time off can put the potential financial crisis under the shadow. When widening your area of expertise, there is no better skill to acquire than mastering the skill to be an affiliate.
The skill not only shells out profit but also makes for a hyper-productive way to utilize the self-isolation phase.
As uncertain /panic-driven content begins to dominate the internet, a great way to distract is to stay productive and learn something that has a career advantage in the longer run. In case you want to make bucks while mastering a new skill, look around for top paying affiliate programs that churn out a profit in the crisis as well.
A great way to use your affiliate skill to turn it to your advantage is by finding a profitable niche in the affiliate industry.
Stay linked with the positive influences and continue to thrive by connecting with the globe virtually.
This way, you won’t only master a skill but will also find a steady passive that will be your companion in the unforeseeable times.
WORKOUT AND STAY MOTIVATED
While you are at home and indulged in no physical activity at the moment, it’s crucial you dedicate a minor portion of your time to exercising.
If not a proper workout start with warming yourself up. Try sit-ups or crunches to tone down body fat. Surf the internet for stay at home workouts that burn calories fast and don’t require much effort.
The main aim is to sweat as much as possible.
No matter what you do, whether it’s working out or mastering a skill keeping accountability is the best practice.
Maintain a daily routine to exercise and keep the blood pumping.
UPDATE YOUR RESUME
‘This too, shall pass.’
Though we all are in strict lockdown, but that doesn’t mean that the corporate world will remain stagnant forever. Therefore, we should consider this phase as a gift from the nature to upgrade and hone our professional skills.
For how long polishing your resume was in your to-do list? It’s been long. Right? So this is your opportunity to make your resume more appealing to the recruiters.
Regardless of your employment status, updating the resume is a must to-do-chore for every bread-earner.
And if your industry is at the brink of collapse or more vulnerable to the recession than you need to update your resume at your earliest convenience.
Outline your key competencies and major accomplishments to stand out from a pool of job-hunters.
While you begin to polish your resume, be sure to keep it precise and easy to go understand.
A key hack to engage more recruiters to your resume is by turning it into an infographic academic picture. Create a timeline comprising of engaging visuals that are probable to leave a mark on the employer’s mind.
STAY CONNECTED WITH YOUR SOCIAL CIRCLE
Social distancing isn’t synonyms to disconnecting. We can still maintain clear and smooth connections with our loved ones while being a decent law-abiding civilian.
There are a heap of ways to socialize and stay linked with each other. We, humans, tend to yearn for a human to human connection; hence using the technology positively to stay in touch with your social circle can benefit you both physically and mentally.
So, schedule a virtual party, FaceTime, your squad, and kill off boredom.
Emma Thomas is a content writer and a copywriter who specializes in writing marketing blogs and sales pages. A writer by day and a reader by night, she can be often found picking cherries in summer Afternoons