From online courses to make a Zoom call, people are taking on productive activities to make the most out of their Coronavirus quarantine
The Coronavirus lockdown has left us all with a lot of extra time on our hands. Around the globe, individuals are investing quarantine time in various productive and creative activities. Be it a menial task or opening your YouTube channel. Everything has significance! Either it is monetary or non-monetary. Many are putting their abilities to test by learning a new skill set and exploring a new dimension of possibilities.
Highlights! Spike in various productive and creative activities during quarantine in India
- Content Creation Upswing
- Upgrading Skillset
- More Family Time: Home, Sweet Home!
Content Creation Upswing
The virus has changed the way we interact on the internet. There are no more ways to procrastinate over ‘content creation.’ The Coronavirus lockdown has given us much need motivation. And favourable circumstances to act as a catalyst for putting us on the productive track.
There has been a significant increase in content on social media as many are feeding their creative bug. The emergence of new content creators has shot up. ‘Quarantine Content’ is the new ‘in-thing.’ Some are really making out the best of the situation they are in. Hats off to that!!
Adapting to New Skill Sets
Many professionals as well as students are taking the smart step to amp up their knowledge by learning new skills. Students are relying on online courses that seem relevant. Udemy and Internshala are the pioneers at that in India.
Python, C+, Java, digital marketing and Data Analyst are few of the courses that are popular among the masses.
Whereas, professional online platforms like LinkedIn have made their premium courses free during the lockdown. Hence, there are many online avenues to start learning. And that’s the thing about learning, it never stops. Neither does growth.
Prioritizing Physical Well-Being
All of us are engaged in daily household chores, be it washing our own clothes, cleaning our house, or cooking. Most of us have started working out to utilize the time for our betterment. Our body is our temple. Finally, many are mindfully taking care of it by taking on exercising or doing Yoga.
More Family Time: Home, Sweet home!
Being isolated between the four walls, inside our home isn’t a nice feeling. The feeling has made us reach out to more people we love. Naturally causing a boom in video calls. Usage of apps such as Whatsapp and Zoom has skyrocketed. The need to connect to close friends and family members trapped far away has increased tenfold.
Quarantine has finally got us a break from the fast-paced lifestyle we otherwise live. Chasing our professional or personal goals trying to be better each day.
So, what are you waiting for? Do something new. Start afresh or pick up something that you left off. It’s never too late!