The world is following social-distancing and self-isolation following a coronavirus outbreak across the world triggering a pandemic situation. In the wake of keeping highly contagious virus Corona Virus at bay, authorities and international bodies are requesting people to stay home and try to keep themselves lockdown for a few days.

Amidst such an outbreak, everyone is home-arrest and is working from home. Staying at home and doing nothing except sleeping and eating is really boring, these can make even more inactive and lethargic.

Also, sleeping all day can make you feel bored. In fact, college going students and those who have no office work can get trapped in boredom.

So, have you thought about any productive ideas to utilize your boredom during this lockdown?

No worries we are here to help you with some productive and creative ideas that can utilize your self-isolation.

Here are Top 10 Ideas One Can Do in This Lockdown

  1. Clear out your wardrobe

Clear out your wardrobe

We were so busy that we never got time to clean and maintain our wardrobe. Utilize this time! You can clean and manage your wardrobe by keeping everything in place and order.

  1. Read a book

Read a book

Complete reading a book Or a novel. You will develop a reading habit and your knowledge will gain if you read some highly knowledgeable book. For example, you can read The discovery of India and Glimpses of world history by Jawaharlal Nehru. If you are a romantic person then you must read any novel by Chetan Bhagat.

  1. Watch your favorite TV show or series

TV show

We always take out special time to watch Netflix series or our favorite tv show. So, now you can watch any of your favorite movies, tv shows, Netflix series.

If you don’t watch Netflix or any tv show then explore them now. Explore different movies on Hotstar and Amazon Prime.

  1. Plant some flowers

Plant some flowers

Spend some time with nature! Embrace your gardens by planting flowers and watering them regularly. If you don’t have a garden in your home then take a pot and plant it now. You will feel immense pleasure to see a flower growing in your pot.

  1. Cook food

Cook FoodBecome a master chef in this lockdown. By doing this you will get two benefits, first is you will learn cooking and second is you will get some good food to eat in this lockdown. Your stomach will be very happy in this lockdown situation.

  1. Exercise


Of course, exercising is necessary for everyone. Earlier we were having a busy schedule and lots of excuses for not doing exercise and yoga. But now you have plenty of time to do exercise and yoga either in the morning or in the evening.

Exercising will improve your overall health and fitness. Also, exercising will prevent stress and anxiety in the self-isolation time.

  1. Learn a language

Learn a language

Aren’t you bored by speaking Hindi, English and your regional language? Try and learn some other Foreign languages like Spanish, French German and more.

Afterlife gets back to normal you can flaunt your knowledge of another foreign language in your college and office.

  1. Learn a musical instrument

musical instrument

Learning things make you grow more! You can learn a musical instrument if you are fond of music and instruments. Learning Guitar is something cool! So why waste this golden chance?

Search how to learn guitar basics on YouTube and Google. And you’re all set to play DDLJ tune on your guitar.

  1. Show some creativity

some creativity

Do you love painting or sketching? Yes? Then why don’t you draw? Use this time to enhancing your arts. Start painting or sketching and embrace your talent.

  1. Play board games

board games

Play Ludo, Carrom, Monopoly and other board games with your family and spend some quality time with them. You will have fun and create lots of memories by playing with your family.

This lockdown was essential and wasting it is totally your choice. But if you do something productive you will feet happy later.

This is a great time to spend quality time with your family. Don’t waste these 21 days just sleeping the whole day. Do something productive to get rid off your boredom!

Stay fit and healthy!


The information contained in this article is for educational and informational purposes only and is not intended as a health advice. We would ask you to consult a qualified professional or medical expert to gain additional knowledge before you choose to consume any product or perform any exercise.


Paayel is a correspondent at Sportz Business Magazine and pursuing Journalism from Lady Shri Ram college. She is an aspiring and passionate journalist, who is on her way to gain more knowledge and wisdom.

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