Due to the COVID 19 pandemic, a lot of us are facing the hardships of a lockdown in a very severe manner. People are finding it hard to even stay peaceful during this crisis. But, do remember that we can’t violate any rules of the lockdown as it will lead to a faster spread of the virus, infecting a lot of people. 

There are some wonderful ways on how you can manage to stay happy and blissfully busy through the lockdown. All you need to do is to take off some time off your schedule to practice these little trips daily. So, let us see those most important points

  1. Learn A New Skill

There is a strong possibility that you might be under lockdown right now. You need to understand that you will never get a better time and atmosphere to practice a new skill. Take some time off and think about all things you had planned to do in your free time. Perhaps, this isolation period might be the best time to unearth all your hidden potential

To suggest some few skills, learning a new language is a real possibility as you might be having a lot of free time at your disposal. If you are someone who is interested in technology, you can also learn coding, which helps you to create new apps and games.
Utilize this free time to do things you always wanted to do. 

  1. Focus on Positive Things

The world is going through a crisis and hence every time you switch on the TV, you might only be seeing depressing news. This constant bombardment of negativity all day long can take a heavy toll on your mental health. It is therefore absolutely essential to focus on the positives of your life, so that you remain cheerful amidst these negativities.

As you cannot shun social media entirely, you can look for its funny sides. There are a lot of great shows present online which can make you laugh hysterically. You can also watch motivational videos which will give you a huge boost in life, both personally as well as professionally.   

  1. Go For a Walk

As you are idle for the most part of the day, you can be at risk of obesity especially if you are not working out. Hence, it is essential that you go for a walk at least 20 minutes per day. At the same time, you should ensure that you are wearing masks as well as maintaining social distancing properly.

Choose someplace where you feel that you can walk comfortably and it is not crowded at the same time. The habit of walking daily will help you to lose weight and get a good night of sleep as well. 

  1. Read Books

Your free time is also a great opportunity to catch upon your reading. Reading is also a great way to kill boredom and to increase your overall knowledge as well. It doesn’t matter if it is sci-fi, romance, mythology or nonfiction, you can tremendously expand your horizons just by reading. If you are facing difficulties in getting books during this lockdown, you can try downloading e-books online through mobile, tablet or laptops.

  1. Plan For Future

This is one of the greatest positives that can be derived out of this lockdown. You have all the time in this world now to plan your future peacefully without any disturbance. Right now, your life may be slowly returning to normal but you can be absolutely ready for it when it does. 

Having a vision in life can help us to live a life-style we want to live and also be more happier. Self-introspection starts by being honest to yourself and then by analysing your strength as well as weakness.

Make the best out of this lockdown to carve out a blueprint for your life you want to live.

  1. Overcome Bad Habits

You can’t find any better opportunity than you are having right now to successfully overcome your bad habits. As you will be encountering many relapses while tackling your demons, you can chart out several ways peacefully during this lockdown to overcome it. 

Smoking is one of the addictions that a lot of people are dealing with. Tobacco being one of the main ingredients of a cigarette holds over 3000 chemicals that do a lot of harm to a human body. 

For folks who are desperately trying to quit smoking, they can try gadgets like electronic cigarettes which not only exclude the harmful tobacco but also help you tweak the nicotine levels effectively.  


The hard times of this lockdown should not be a reason for you to not live blissfully. You should use this obstacle as fuel to reach greater heights in life. The tips given above shall help you a lot in staying focused and determined in your tasks and also to enjoy your own moments. 


  • Michelle has a masters in human psychology and a diploma in biology. She is actively involved in writing about the health and lifestyle issues faced by people. She has been helping people in building a healthier lifestyle and has been working with non-profit organizations for almost a decade.