This year's lifestyle has changed for many people around the world. Many of us are staying at home for days or weeks in a row, hardly going outside. For most people, staying at home can cause anxiety and challenge to our health, especially the mental health issue. So, experts recommend you do several activities that can reduce your stress. While you can not go anywhere, the things you do can be valuable tools to help you remain calm and continue to protect your health. So in this article, we will tell you four fun things to keep you happy.
1. Decorate Your Home
It's the perfect time to make changes for your house during quarantine. Spending more time to decorate your favourite spots in the house can be such a fun activity.
If you have no idea where to start or how, try to move your furniture such as tables, armchair, and decorative things to a new position or even moving it to other rooms.
Adding more decorative items such as painting or even plant is definitely a perfect idea. By having these in your room it will help you to freshened up the ambience and spice up your creativity.
2. Start Gardening
Not only getting a prettier look for your house, but gardening has also been to know can give you benefits such as:
A. Gardening can help you to get closer to nature and it's been known as therapy for our mental health, clear out our stressful mind, and emotionally relax
B. Gardening can reduce depression, anxiety, obesity, and heart disease and increase life satisfaction, quality of life, and sense of community.
C. Gardens are so essential to support recovery from illness, and merely looking at gardens can reduce stress, blood pressure, and muscle tension.
3. Join giveaway
Currently, there are a lot of giveaways that we can find on social media, websites, or everywhere. You can participate in some giveaways. After all, when you win, you can be so happy because you will get something either a product or service for free. In some cases, even though you are not winning the giveaway, you also get benefit from upgrading your skill if the giveaway requires you to create something, e.g., essay, video, photo contest.
4. Virtual Dinner
Eating alone is boring, right! But don’t worry, you can still enjoy dinner with your partner, family, or friends while being stuck at home. Use technology to share a meal virtually without ever leaving hour house. Many people have turned to platforms like Zoom and Google Hangouts for doing some activities. With these platforms, you can set up a dinner with your partner, family, and friends wherever you want! Sound fun, right!
Those are four fun activities that you can do while staying at home. There are still a lot of great actions that you can do to make you sparkling and relaxed. Just explore and do it. Stay safe, and wear a mask!