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How to Liven Up Your Life During Coronavirus Lockdown


It’s really important that we’re all doing our bit to stop the spread of the coronavirus. Fortunately, this couldn’t be easier — all we need to do is stay home. In terms of sacrifices, it’s hardly the greatest one that citizens have been asked to make. Of course, though it’s simple, it is true that it can be a little boring from time to time (or always, rather). To make the time less boring, and even fun, it’s important that we find ways to make things more lively. We outline some of the best ways below.

Old-School Fun 

 

It’s easy to get drawn into spending all your time browsing the web or watching television when we’re stuck indoors, but it’s worthwhile looking at other ways to have fun too. Why not look at engaging in some old-school fun, for instance? If you’ve got some board games tucked away in a cupboard somewhere in your home, then get them out, dust them off, and enjoy a competitive game. You’ll discover that you don’t actually need an internet connection to have a good time after all!

 

Fun in the Yard

 

We may be asked to avoid public spaces, but it’s not as if we’re in jail. If you’ve got a yard, then you’ve got plenty of opportunities when it comes to having a fun time. Get some yard games, and pass a happy few hours with your family. If you’re looking for a more calming activity, you can try your hand at gardening. There’s much to love about getting your yard into shape! If you don’t yet have garden furniture, then look at ordering some. You’ll wonder why you ever bothered to go outside anyway once you’re having a relaxing time in your yard.

 

Friday Night Cocktail Hour

 

One thing that everyone seems to be saying is: “all the days feel the same.” And that’s true, especially for Monday – Friday, if you’re working from home. One of the more frustrating things about staying at home is that, when you finally finish work for the weekend, there’s no way to put the working week behind you. If you were allowed it, you might go to a bar or a restaurant, after all. But who says you can’t have the same kind of fun at home? You absolutely can. When 5 pm rolls around, look at making this cocktail for yourself and your partner. It’ll put you in the Friday mood even though you’re not allowed out.

 

Rock and Roll Movies and Television Shows

 

Try as you might, there’ll always be times when life becomes a little boring when you can’t go out. You could feel it on Saturday or Sunday afternoon, for instance. However, there’s one good way to bring some excitement into your life: load up those ultra exciting movies and television shows. Just because you can’t have a wild time outside, doesn’t mean you can’t experience some of the feelings. Road trip movies are especially recommended since they’ll show you all the fun you can have when this is over. 

 


Samantha hails from Virginia and is a proud wife to a retired Deputy Sheriff and mother to two amazing little boys named Jack & William. A veteran product reviewer; Samantha has been reviewing products for 8 years and offers high quality product reviews with original photography.

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