5 ways to keep yourself entertained if COVID-19 Lockdown Continues

5 ways to keep yourself entertained if COVID-19 Lockdown Continues

With the advent of the COVID-19 crisis and a majority of the population under lockdown, you must keep yourself entertained and boost your morale.


There is a looming threat of the lockdown being extended due to the rise in the number of cases, hence you must find a hobby or passion which will aid you in getting through this crisis effectively. Let us have a look at 5 ways to keep yourself entertained if the COVID-19 lockdown continues.

1) Play your favourite games

Playing games is one of the most effective ways to keep out the COVID blues. You have plenty of options to choose from, on a variety of devices such as PlayStation, PC games, and Mobile games. You could play The Call of Duty, Assassin's Creed, PUBG, GTA V, or loads of other games. However, if you are looking to play one of the best team games, you should find a team for Apex Legends. It is a game analogous to Clash Royale and others in this genre, however, it is more advanced and entertaining than all of them. You can download it for free on your PC, PlayStation or Xbox now. It is a great way to spend your time during this crisis.

2) Trying your hands at a new recipe

When you cannot visit your favourite restaurants and coffee shops during this crisis, you will crave this stuff a lot more than you do normally. Hence, you can indulge in making the most of this time in lockdown by trying your hands at a new recipe. Something that you can prepare without much fuss. There are loads of recipe tutorials on YouTube and several food blogs too. You can search for new recipes to try during this lockdown. You will be amazed to see how well you can cook your favourite dishes.

3) Tune in to your favourite shows

This lockdown time offers you the best chance to binge-watch all your favourite shows which you couldn't watch normally due to time constraints. Now is the perfect time to grab a bucket of popcorn and other snacks while watching them on your sofa. Several online platforms such as Amazon Prime, Netflix, Disney Plus and a few others offer entertainment options. There are movies and shows from all genres on these platforms. Choose the ones which were already on your watch list or browse through hundreds of new shows and series. They are excellent stress-busters and perfect companions.

4) Workout sessions

Keeping your body in shape during these tough times is necessary. You must be ready to prepare a schedule for routine workout sessions at home. Choose regular sessions or indulge in customized ones for yourself. There are loads of apps that provide free, as well as, paid workout tutorials by professionals who coach you how to do these sessions systematically and properly. Also, several YouTube channels are available where you can choose the workouts best suited for you. You need not necessarily house heavy gym equipment to hit the straps. There are equipment-less sessions too that provide equal benefits. Your body might accumulate excessive carbs and fats due to changing lifestyles right now, so get ready to keep in shape.

5) Read good books

Books are splendid companions in these times when you are stressed and looking for ways to tackle the blues. Books are easily available on your Kindles or as PDFs these days, making your task easier. Let us say you want to read a book you do not possess currently on your shelf. You can find them online as E-Books and continue reading. If you are a fictional book lover, they will make your dreams stay afloat even in the worst of times. There are books available in all genres online and you should finish reading all the books on your shelf as well.

These are a few ways to help you beat the blues during the crisis. Indulge in them to keep yourself entertained!

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