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Over years Ahmedabad Art Weekly has been with you, giving you a curated list of the best events to visit during the week. Under the current situation, with the threat of COVID-19 increasing every moment, it is advised to stay home and avoid undesired movement and physical contact. We completely support Governments advisory of work-from-home advisory and no-public gathering.
However, keeping up with our responsibility of being your guide to the most creative engagements, this week, we give you list of 5 activities that each one of you can engage in while staying home. Either alone or with your families, this activities will keep your spirits high, and your minds positive. We all have pending to-do’s, now is the time to dig into that to-do and make most of the crisis that is on hand.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his address to nation on March 19,2020 has announced a #JantaCurfew on Sunday, March 22, from 7am to 9pm. All of us at Creative Yatra wholeheartedly support the initiative. We request all you to respond positively to the call of resolve and restraint and do our bits towards this global crisis.
Here are the 5 things one can do during the Janta Curfew or during the self-isolation period.
1 – Avail online Learning courses
The most productive way to utilise this time is to invest in a good online course. It could be something that can help you academically, courses that provide a deeper understanding of the market or just brush up your skills. And you have multiple online platforms to serve you.
2 – Work on your fitness
With so much time to kill, you can finally work on rejuvenating your physical and mental health. Yoga, High Intensity Workouts and meditation can help you wash off the stress that your body has built up. And with the thousands of different fitness channels on YouTube, you can even spice up and design your own routines.
3 – Read
Books are truly the best conceivable way to effectively utilise your time. And especially when you can stretch long hours and divulge deep into a story. Might just be a good time to take on long form reading, and select stories that are built in series. If you haven’t you can take up popular international series like JRR Tolkien’s Lord of the Rings, JK Rowling’s Harry Potter or India’s Amish Tripathi’s The Shiva Trilogy. There are many more interesting volumes that are available online in e-book format
4 – Engage in DIY activities with family
Have you always wondered that your living room needs a table, or you need to get a bookshelf to organise your books? Well, make them. Do It Yourself (DIY) is the latest trend and people all across the world are adopting it to refurbish their apartments. It is also a great way to get the family together as a team and get things done by joint efforts.
5 – Online and Offline Games and virtual tours
In the hustle-bustle of everyday routines, rarely do people get an opportunity to spend some quality time with their family and cherish some quality time. Now that you have an opportunity to be with them, make the most out of it. To keep your kids occupied and entertained, you can have fun games like treasure hunts, take virtual tours of heritage sites, space and museums with Google Arts and Culture, bring out some old board games, or the all generation favourite card games.
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