Whether or not you are panicking about CoVid19, chances are you’re going to be spending a lot more time at home in the next couple of months. The simple reality is that cancelled events and social distancing advisories will mean going out is not always an option. Fortunately, this will give you time to finally get going on those projects you have been putting off until now.
We all have them. Passion projects that are important to the way we think about ourselves, but which we just cannot afford to dedicate time towards. But now you can justify spending a few hours a week engaging in what you have always wanted to do.
Here are 3 projects you can keep busy with while spending time at home.
Build your website
Nearly everyone I know has an idea for a website, be it a blog or a side-business. Building a website is the easiest way to start expressing yourself to a wider audience. Yes, social media apps can facilitate certain forms of self-expression, like photos and short videos, but your full creativity can come alive on a website. You don’t need to worry about fixed formats or trends.
If you are going to start a website, you will need to consider getting good web hosting. Take a look at this Bluehost review for an idea of whether to go with one of the industry stalwarts. Once you have chosen hosting, you already have the most significant tool necessary to get online.
Take an online course
Over the last few years, I have signed on for free courses and even bought a few. Some of them I started, but most have lain dormant. I know I’m not the only one, because I’ve had this conversation with a few people who have done the same.
Now is the perfect time to take an online course. If you already have courses waiting for you, get around to them. If not, you can take the opportunity to learn a skill you have always coveted. Learn to sing better or play an instrument. Learn about science or learn a language. The possibilities are endless.
Fix your diet
Most people have tried to fix their eating habits at some point. The problem is that with a full-time job, making nutritious food to eat seems like a lot of work. It is so much easier to stop by the McDonald’s on the way home. Most diets are undone this way.
Now that you have more time at home, take some time to hone your cooking skills. The more dishes you learn, the quicker it becomes to make delicious and nutritious dinners. You can even get meal kits delivered to you if the ease and convenience is more likely to get you there. Meal kits come with all the ingredients prepared and a simple recipe included.
Over the next couple of months, it seems like our behaviors will have to change. There is no reason this has to be a bad thing. Take advantage of the time afforded to you at home to actually improve your life.