For most of us, self-isolation is like the whiplash you experience after an unexpected, abrupt halt after cruising at 70 miles per hour. It’s jarring! But the new norm—working from home or learning from home, spending more time inside, especially now that it’s cold again—is also forcing us all to slow down. It’s not all bad, being home, once you start realizing all the fulfilling and productive things to be done there. And we’re in it together! So I put together this list of fruitful and fun activities to do at home to spread the positivity around.
If anything can motivate us to learn how to play chess and truly appreciate it, it’s Netflix’s new series, The Queen’s Gambit. First, watch the show, then study the game if you don’t already know how to play. If that sounds too ambitious right one or don’t have anyone to practice with, try playing solitaire instead.
Decorate Your Dream House
Well, you could literally do this by embarking on a redecorating project in your actual home, or you could create some Pinterest boards of different rooms for inspiration of the dream home you hope to have one day in the future.
Plan Your First Post-Covid Trip
We don’t know when it will be safe to travel again, but that doesn’t mean we can’t still get excited about visiting foreign destinations some day and adding to our bucket list. Here’s some wanderlust to get the ball rolling and here’s a list of the places designers can’t wait to visit.
Take Up a New Instrument