Dr. Seuss once wrote “Oh the places you’ll go,” but isn’t it difficult to go anywhere during this time? Well, Burkhart has some fun ideas for you and your imagination that even Dr. Seuss would approve of. Read further to discover a world of creativity to be ventured into when you’re stuck at home.
Painting is a great way to relax and zone out. Personally when painting, just seeing the vibrant colors mixing together places me in a better mood. Like meditation, it helps you to stay in the present moment of time and pay attention to what’s in front of you.
Write in a journal about what’s going on right now. We are all living during a major point in history. We are all feeling down, frustrated and contempt for having to stay in place. However, it has been proven that writing your feelings down will help you understand them a lot better.
Pick up anything and read! Reading takes you out of your present world and allows you to focus on the one in the pages. When you’re stuck inside all the time, you can start to feel a little lazy. Reading something will help your brain get back into action and improve your memory, your concentration, comprehension and much more.
Meditate or Do Yoga
For years, people have prized meditation and yoga as being a path to enlightenment. Why not use the time you have to get into that practice. Yoga helps to stretch your body and with that can relieve stress, lower blood pressure and improves your overall quality of life. Read here to learn more benefits of yoga. Meditation on the other hand can enhance your self-awareness and also improve your sleeping patterns.
Check Off Some To-Do’s
Is there a list somewhere either in your head or written down that you need to finish? Well, get started on some now! Checking off a list may not be considered fun or venturing into a new world, however, it will definitely aid in getting some things off your plate.
Oh, exercising. Sometimes you want to do it and other times you want to sit on the couch binging on Netflix. Well, with a lot of us not going anywhere, that could lead to some health issues later on. Look up some fun workout videos on youtube or come up with your own routine! It’s best to keep moving when you feel cemented to the floor because it helps keep up your energy and releases those happy chemicals.
Learn a New Talent
Now, you don’t have to become an expert at it, but developing a new talent is a great way to pass time. Don’t give up if it gets to be a little hard because that’s just what happens at first with mostly anything you begin. Some talents you could get into are some we’ve already listed or you could try something else. Regardless, if there is something you always wanted to learn, why not dig into it now? Learning new things is scientifically proven to aid in staving off dementia and improves your brain’s performance overall helping you LEARN better. Read more here if you’re still interested.
Get Back into Something
Is there a guitar sitting in your garage? Or some puzzles you haven’t finished? Go ahead and complete it or start back up with that instrument! It will bring back a sense of nostalgia and you’ll probably be surprised how good you are even now.
Cooking is an amazing talent to cultivate. During this time of COVID-19, it’s best not to spend your money on delivery all the time. It’s better to just learn the ways of the kitchen and start on that next meal!
Facetime/Call Your Loved Ones
Right now, I’m sure we are all feeling a strain on our hearts. We miss our people. If you have the ability to video chat, then we implore you to do so because even though we may not be able to touch them or hug them, just seeing the faces and hearing the voices of people you care about can be a fantastic pick-me-up.
Thank you for reading! Burkhart Marketing wishes you well during this confusing time, and we will be here waiting for your calls should you need us!