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Are You Bored Of Lockdown? Here Are The Interesting Tips To Kill Your Boredom

Apr 1 2020 By Asbin Ghimire

Because of the outbreak of the pandemic disease (Coronavirus), we are forced to stay at home (lockdown). Moreover, all of us are not used to spending so much time together in one place. As a result, this has created some form of confusion among the people, leading to problems like anxiety, depression, and frustration.

Some people find themselves so bored that they find fresh and inventive ways to spend their downtime. On the other hand, some are still struggling to find out the ways to make their homestay fruitful.  If you belong to the group who doesn’t have any idea to kill boredom, you just popped a perfect place. We have listed some of the Interesting tips to kill your boredom. Enjoy the ride!!

Learn Language

Language is the medium of communication. Today about 6,500 languages are spoken in the world. However, about 2,000 have less than 1,000 speakers. The main advantage of being multilingual is that you can fit into any society.

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Make yourself multilingual during this COVID-19 lockdown
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So you might be wondering about which language to learn? If yes, we have listed a top-10 widely spoken language all over the world.

  • Mandarin Chinese (1.1 billion speakers)
  • English (983 million speakers)
  • Hindustani (544 million speakers)
  • Spanish (527 million speakers)
  • Arabic (422 million speakers)
  • Malay (281 million speakers)
  • Russian (267 million speakers)
  • Bengali (261 million speakers)
  • Portuguese (229 million speakers)
  • French (229 million speakers)

There are plenty of applications available to help you learn a language for free. Download one, and teach yourself how to speak these languages for 30 minutes a day.

Play Indoor Games

While most of you are suffering from anxiety and depression due to lockdown, you might have forgotten about the games you used to play during your childhood. Well, the Coronavirus lockdown can be the perfect time to recall those moments. Here is the list of some of the famous childhood games which you can try with your family members, staying inside your home.

  • Tic-tac-toe 
  • Battleships
  • Paper Airplanes
  • Truth or Dare
  • String Game
  • Blind Man’s Buff
  • Rock, Paper, Scissors
  • Hopscotch
  • Jump-Rope
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Play indoor games during the lockdown
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We are suggesting to play games because it can directly affect your mental state. In particular, playing Games means that we are conscious of our surroundings, making us mentally awake and increasing our concentration power.

Discover Your Hidden Talent

Undoubtedly, everyone is gifted with some talents. Out of many, there is still something left to be discovered. Try finding out what makes you happy. It might be an Artwork, Music, writing poems and many more.

The only thing you have to do is discover what you are good at and you never know that your talent might have a good scope in the future. So this lockdown can be the perfect time to find out the missing part of yourself.

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Discover this hidden talent during this coronavirus lockdown
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On the other hand, you can also learn to make something valuable from scratch. In fact, utilizing the scratch and making something valuable out of it will certainly give you a feeling of satisfaction. Likewise, it’s the ideal chance to sew, knit, and make to your heart’s content.

Try a New Recipe

If you’re struggling to find the ingredients you’d normally buy from the store, why not play with what you’ve got in the cupboards and try a new recipe for cooking?

Workout By Dancing

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Stay healthy and active during lockdown by dancing
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Whether you enjoy weekly dance lessons, or just dance at weddings, put on some music and move your body, it doesn’t matter. Matter of fact, Dancing activates endorphins that make you feel good and is also a perfect way to strengthen family bonding. In addition, with the spare time from gifted by this lockdown, it a perfect time to practice your skills for the next family gathering!

Gardening

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Kill your lockdown boredom by gardening
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Well! it doesn’t matter if you have a big garden or an apartment with a window box, it’s a perfect time of year to start planting some seeds and watch flowers, herbs or vegetables. Furthermore, this will serve as a timely reminder that life is taking place beyond your four walls, making your home look amazing and smell fantastic too.

Mindfulness Meditation

Meditation is super easy to do and a great way to minimize stress levels, which can be high in these stressful times. Just lie down on your bed or sit in a chair and listen to a guided meditation on YouTube, which is free.

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Meditate to release the stress of the lockdown
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Meditation will yield a deep state of relaxation and a calm mind. During meditation, you focus your attention and avoid the stream of jumbled thoughts that could clutter your mind and cause stress.

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