Long Beach, CA
Thousands of Long Beach residents are staying at home, being responsible, and practicing social distancing. Whether you are home alone, or with family or roomates, here are 7 ways to fight off cabin fever during the coronavirus:
1. Learn How To Do Video Calls
During this coronavirus pandemic, this is the perfect time to reconnect with old friends or family members who you might have not spoken to for awhile. Companies like Zoom offer free video calls for 40 minutes and for $14.99 a month, you can get an account to allow for more time. You can also utilize Facetime to do video calls very simply. If your parents or grandparents were hesitant to try learning this newer technology, now is the time to teach them.
2. Learn How To Make A New Dish
Thinking about learning how to cook a new dish or learning to cook in general? Now is the perfect time. Not only does cooking provide stress relief and promote creativity for many, it allows you to know exactly what you are putting in your dishes to maintain a healthier diet. Dishes that may seem complex at first may not be that complex at all so why don’t you give one a try.
3. Start a Side Hustle
Ever dream of making some extra money? Now may be the perfect time to explore your options. Many can start an online business for very inexpensive through current platforms or through the sophistication of cloud technology. Here are some ideas for side businesses that may be a great fit for you.
4. Work On Home Projects
Have you been putting off organizing your closets or going through old photos? Now may be the most opportune time to do so. Not only might you have hours of free time but organizing might just give you satisfaction in completing a project you may have put off for a very long time.
5. Try A New TV Show
Staying put at home is the perfect time to catch up on old shows or trying out new ones. Have you heard everyone these days talking about Tiger King? Why not try it out? Some personal suggestions we have that are currently streaming are Ozark, Homeland, and Schitts Creek.
6. Excercise At Home
You may not have a full in house gym but that doesn’t mean you can’t do excercises to get the blood pumping and the muscles growing. Here are 30 Moves to Make the Most of Your At-Home Workout.
7. Learn How To Medidate
Medidation can help reduce stress, control anxiety, and promote emotional health. With endless hours available, being at home just might be the perfect place to get in touch with your personal chakra and learn how to medidate. Here are 12 Science-Based Benefits of Meditation.
Whatever you decide to do to help cope with being stuck at home during this coronavirus pandemic, your neighbors and community appreciate you being responsible to help flatten the curve and stopping the spread of this dangerous virus.