Tuesday, we considered what we should do now – business strategies. Wednesday, we reviewed what we should do now – work-at-home tips. Yesterday, we examined what we should do now – cleanliness. To wrap our four-part series, we now highlight what we should do now – activities to stay occupied.


Food for Thought: What We Should Do Now – Activities to Stay Occupied

For our well-being, we need nonwork-related activities to stay occupied. And to reduce boredom. And frustration. in addition to anxiety.

As we seek to find our own routine, we turn to the Automobile Association of America (AAA) for suggestions. According to the AAA:.

“News of the COVID-19 is everywhere. And many people try their best to stay healthy and help slow the virus’s spread. Due to high transferability, acts like social distancing, working remotely ,and self-quarantining are used as precautionary measures. Stuck inside the house for a while? Make make the most of it. Here’s how to stay busy, entertained, productive and healthy at home.”

    • Home maintenance — Start with home projects you’ve been meaning to get to, like small repairs or organizing a junk drawer, closet, and so on.. Go through your fridge, pantry, and cabinets, getting rid of anything expired.
    • Self-maintenance —  Take care of your physical and mental health, and know how to keep your mind busy,
    • Use technology — Watch movies. Play video games. Listen to music. 
    • Connect with others — Text. Face Time. Call..
    • Get creative — Do something artistic, like drawing, painting, scrapbooking, crafts, or writing. 
    • Engage your brain — If you enjoy learning, take online classes, quizzes or try watching some how-to videos/tutorials. Do crossword puzzles and/or Sudoku. Read a good book.
    • Connect with others — Text. Face Time. Call..

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What We Should Do Now - Activities to Stay Occupied

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