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How to Be Busy During These Times



If you are like most people, you have found yourself with a lot of time on your hands since the covid-19 pandemic hit the country.

While being at home, having all the time to oneself was much welcome in the beginning, the novelty of it all has more than worn out months later.

With some level of uncertainty about when all this will end, finding something to fill your days is indeed a wise choice.

How can you become engaged during this time? Here are some top suggestions.

Collect Race Cars

If you are a car enthusiast, you have some time on your hand to tend to your passions. Think about how to collect race car miniature.

Everything from researching, finding reputable sellers, and taking the necessary care and maintenance is enough to keep you occupied and break the monotony of everyday life.

Monetize a Hobby

While a hobby is nice, a hobby that brings in some income is even better. To get started, think about your hobbies and which ones you can use to make an extra buck.

Things like beadwork, cooking, writing, and so on can be monetized. While you cannot market as well as you would like to, word of mouth is still a powerful tool. Tell your friends and neighbours about your new venture and ask them to spread the word around.

Engage in Home Improvement Activities

If you have been meaning to change up the look of your home but could never quite get the time, this is it.

You can scale this to any level, depending on your budget.

If you have contactors available and the budget for it, you can have that home renovation done during this time.

If not, you can still do a few things to improve your home. Small things like changing up your furniture can change your home’s entire look.

Decluttering is another thing to consider. This leaves you with a neater, cleaner, and seemingly larger space. Because clutter tends to accumulate dust and dirt, decluttering is also great for your air quality, and ultimately, your family’s health.

Take an Online Course

Despite everything you have been through this year, you can still take steps towards career progression once things return to normalcy.

One way to do this is by upgrading your skillset and knowledge.

While it might still not be possible to sit in a classroom, there are numerous online classes available to willing students.

Evaluate some credible schools offering a course that would advance your career and buckle down to some study.

Get Creative

Indeed, there is no system to guide you through this. Use your creativity to find something that aligns with your interests and dive into it.


I'm Nikos Alepidis, blogger at motivirus. I'm passioned for all things related to motivation & personal development. My goal is to help and inspire people to become better.

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