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The current pandemic has confined us to the four walls of our homes, making us feel helpless. The adverse effects of the Covid-19 pandemic are quite apparent in our physical and mental state. People are having a tough time dealing with the current scenario, especially millennials and generation z who always look forward to making their life more happening and exciting.
The question is - what measures we can take to alleviate our stress and still make us feel better in a safe manner. Even if we are isolated in our homes, how can we still have a fun time and overpower the feelings such as agitation, restlessness, etc.
As staying safe at home is more important than ever, let’s talk about some of the top fun activities that will keep you busy during the covid-19 situation and engage your mind and body.
Adult Colouring Books - A Therapeutic Way To Reduce Stress
Do you remember the last time you picked up your crayons or a paintbrush? Well, many people will consider it a kid’s activity, but this activity has numerous benefits to offer to adults as well. Amazed how? You must have noticed that kids are the happiest when they draw, color, or paint something as it opens a room to unleash a world of creativity and imagination.
Colouring has a therapeutic effect on our brains. Nowadays, more and more people are taking up coloring as a hobby to deal with stress in their lives. It is said that coloring the geometric patterns in the coloring book can calm the amygdala - the fear center of the brain and activate the parts of the brain responsible for creativity and imagination. Now when you try to doodle, be proud of the fact that you are doing it to boost your mental capabilities.
Indoor Gardening - Soothe Your Brains
Studies have shown that staying close to nature or surrounding ourselves with plants can help us to deal with the daily negativities and relieve stress. Greenery provides an overall calming effect on our minds. Taking some time off from technology and spending time with nature is the best way to nurture your soul and mind. You don’t have to go to the mountains to make this possible. You can indulge yourself in indoor gardening for a few minutes every day.
Remember, plants are a natural healing gift provided by nature. Have a fun time with your loved ones by doing indoor gardening and reap the positive benefits during this pandemic time. Create a space where you can grow your favorite fruits and vegetables, which we hope will add value to your life.
Skill & Strategy Based Games - To Polish Real-Life Skills
Investing your time in skill-based games will enable you to make good use of your real-life skills (observational skills, analytical skills, reasoning skills, and much more) and make you the best version of yourself.
If you are a party person and want to have a gala time with your friends and family, you can arrange some relishing snacks and host a poker game session in your home. Your crazy chit chat combined with the thrill of winning big cash prizes will make the session a big hit. If your friends are unable to come over, you are still sorted as you can easily do a quick poker app download on your smartphones and start playing the game with hundreds of real-time players.
Some other skill-based challenging games that you can play online are fantasy sports, quiz games, crossword puzzles, rummy games, and much more. Battle-shooter multiplayer games are also a good option to use your time and sharpen your reflexes.
Inspirational Documentaries - To Increase Your Knowledge
Knowing about the achievements or life stories of an inspirational personality can inject value into your life and give a new shape to your thoughts. As documentaries are based on true stories and compelling for the people, they hold the power to influence and inspire people. You can also say that documentaries are way better than fictionalized films.
The emotional impact is also more because they are based on facts. They provide in-depth and informative insights into certain topics in a captivating manner. Documentaries that are character-driven and highlight the true instances of real personalities generate a lot of engagement and compassion among people. Connecting with real experiences through the work of talented filmmakers and putting yourself in the shoes of others will help you develop a growth mindset.
Power Yoga - A Fun Fitness Routine
Yoga is the best way to spend your time in a fun way and stay fit at the same time. It enables you to balance your mind and body and provides you the best health benefits. Power yoga is a hybrid type of yoga that combines both high strength-training workout and slow mindful yoga.
It is the best type of total-body workout that can offer you strengthening and stretching benefits. It is said that power yoga can help you to boost your stamina, flexibility, and mental focus. It also helps in relieving tension and flushing out all the toxins from the body through sweat. You can say that is the best way to stay fit during this pandemic and bless yourself with good health.
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