Have you ever wondered: What to do in your free time? How can I take advantage of my time doing something productive?
As you may already know, the daily routines of many people have had to change to prevent the spread of COVID 19. The quarantine lasted longer than we expected and although human beings tend to adapt to new circumstances, each person does it differently. time and form.
We understand that using technology to facilitate most of our activities is very common, but we invite you to make measured use of social networks and the internet in general, so that if you wish you can take advantage of this time of social distancing to reconnect with what you want and what you like.
In this situation, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in the United States calls on the community so that despite the stress of the pandemic, we find time to take care of ourselves and to the extent that as much as possible to those around us.
For this reason, we share some tips for you to leave behind the monotony of quarantine and take advantage of your time at home in a different way:
• Exercise at least 30 minutes a day accompanied by your favorite playlist. You will see that in this way time will fly by.
• Try to pick up the hobbies that you can do at home and that you stopped doing due to lack of time.
• Cook your favorite dishes. You can even try new recipes.
• Stay in touch with your loved ones.
• Promote reading among family members. You don’t necessarily have to read a book, it can be a magazine or a cartoon.
• Try a relaxation routine at the end of the day (aromatherapy, hot baths, etc.).
• Express your emotions with someone close to you or with a professional. Remember that your emotions are likely to be affected during these uncertain times.
If you have children at home:
• Create a routine for them that includes school activities and exercise, as well as crafts and free time so they can clear their minds through a short reading or a movie.
• Involve them in household chores like: preparing food or cleaning their room.
Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). (2020). Retrieved April 27, 2020, from https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/daily-life-coping/managing-stress-anxiety.html
World Health Organization (2020). Retrieved 27 April 2020, from http://www.euro.who.int/en/health-topics/health-emergencies/coronavirus-covid-19/novel-coronavirus-2019-ncov-technical-guidance/stay-physically- active-during-self-quarantine
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