Updated: Apr 6, 2020
Coronavirus has plunged the world into uncertainty and for most it feels relentless. Staying home is vital for the collective effort to stop the spread of COVID-19. We know staying locked-up can feel frustrating so we want to share with you some fun home activities to keep healthy in both mind and body. Coronavirus and the social distance it's warranting is making weekend activities hard to plan so we’ve put together an array of creative activities to keep you entertained and social while maintaining safety as a priority!
1) Host an online hangout!
The internet is our lifesaver in times like these. Online hangouts are the new thing, try hosting a FaceTime dinner party or happy hour with friends! Even an online meditation with friends is a good way to keep busy. Platforms like Zoom, FaceTime, Google Hangouts, and Skype enable you to organize social meet-ups virtually. Even celebrities like Ben Platt and John Legend are hosting virtual dance parties and concerts!
We’ve never wished we we’re at work as desperately as now. If you’re one of the lucky ones that gets to work from home (WFH - so hot right now) check out some tips http://bit.ly/39VUkzT
The basics of course! On a budget with this whole situation? We’ve got your back! There are a ton of free streaming services available https://lat.ms/2UhWEuh and here are the top netflix shows to binge on http://bit.ly/2Wjd3Bl
4) Home workouts
This may be the best way to spend a few hours a week during quarantine time! It is vital to keep your mood and physical health upbeat, don't let the situation get you down! CHeck out this link for some amazing home workouts ranging from yoga to CrossFit, no equipment necessary http://bit.ly/39WHMbn
5) Quarantine chefs unite
We’re all frustrated chefs inside. If you have recipes you've been putting off or just putting off learning how to cook in general, the opportunity has been handed to you on a silver platter. Here are a few ideas :) http://bit.ly/2QjtzgY
6) Take an online course
With so much free time on our hands learning a new skill you might otherwise have never gotten to is a great idea! Check out these online courses https://www.coursera.org
7) Get some culture
8) Get crafty
Why not try a DIY project! Try some wine & paint, small home repairs or paint some pottery Claylatlv delivers pottery and paint! https://www.instagram.com/claylatlv/
9) Support local businesses
You can have a fancy picnic in your living room while supporting local restaurants or shop online! There are plenty of discounts due to the pandemic.
10) Dive into a good book
Here are the top reads for quarantine https://lat.ms/2x4sGCb
Done? Need some extra ideas?
Do a home spa day! Face masks, nails and relaxing candles and essential oils will lift your spirit. Start your spring cleaning! Catch up on interesting podcasts.
Share your experience
What are you doing during quarantine? Share your experience and get interviewed to air on the radio https://n.pr/33ywEz9