Top 5 Activities to Indulge Yourself during COVID-19 Lockdown

It’s the COVID-19 pandemic, and all of us are at home, or in quarantine, and we need ways to keep ourselves active and productive. Here is a simple guide on how to stay healthy during the lockdown and keep your mental and physical wellbeing in place. But before taking a look at these tips make sure that you keep yourself secured with health insurance and get yourself vaccinated.

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      1. Enroll Yourself in an Online Course

      During lockdown, you can make most of your time and enroll yourself in any course. It is quite motivating to learn new skills, for example, digital marketing courses are quite in demand right now. There are a lot of online platforms where you can do these courses, share it on LinkedIn, and meet your prospective employers. You can join any course of your interest that helps you both professionally and personally.

      2. Read Books Together

      What is better than reading a book in your idle time and sharing your knowledge with your loved ones? Books give you better insight and help you in gaining information about different traditions, cultures, developments, and even fiction can uplift your mood. Books are our best friends always. It can also completely change your life experiences.

      Pick up an e-book of your choice online, it’s a good leisure activity and if you set a goal it becomes much more productive and helps you meet your reading goals.

      3. Cook Healthy Meals at Home during Lockdown

      A lot of people are using this time to hone their cooking/culinary skills. If you are doing it for the first time then you start with easy recipes and begin with one of the easiest ones. And if you know how to cook, then you can utilize this time to try new cuisines and even baking. The world of cooking is huge. You can use this lockdown time to the best by exploring new dishes and new cooking styles.

      4. Work on your Immunity during the Pandemic

      To beat the COVID-19 pandemic it is also imperative to boost your immunity. There are multiple ways in which you can do that. Some of the natural immunity supplements include Turmeric, Ginger, Cinnamon, Ashwagandha, Giloy, and Indian Gooseberries (Amla). Most of these superfoods are the most common ingredients in the Indian Kitchen and snacks.

      You can make immunity booster drinks as they are helpful in respiratory health. Several herbs like Basil leaves, Garlic, and Black cumin also help in boosting immunity. Practicing yoga has also proven to be very helpful.

      5. Look after your Mental Health

      At present everyone is facing changes and uncertainties’ in life. Therefore, it becomes important to take care of your mental health. Positive mental wellbeing does wonders in the following manner:

      • It reduces anxiety and stress
      • It gives a greater sense of increased self-esteem and calm
      • It has improved relationships
      • It improves moods and requires clear thinking

      6. Watch Movies at Home during Lockdown

      You can binge-watch on OTT platforms and pick TV shows, Hollywood and Bollywood movies, and enjoy this time with your loved ones with some Nachos and popcorns. You can do it alone or with other family members and have a good time together in this fun activity.

      7. Play Games at Home during Lockdown

      Playing games at home during lockdown has been very helpful for people to beat the stress during the pandemic. You and your family can have a specific time slot to play games. Some of the popular board games in India are Carom board, Jenga; seek charades, chess, and any other that your family or your spouse or your children prefer to play. It is a good way to pass time productively, and relive your childhood days.

      8. Get Vaccinated

      Make sure that you get vaccinated at the right time and stay safe and secured in your life. At present, you can get either Covaxin or Covishield whichever is available. If you want to know more about Covaxin vs. Covishield vs. Sputnik vs. Pfizer you can read here. Staying indoors and following precautions would still continue to follow after the vaccination.

      Moreover, during the lockdown, a trend that we have noticed is an upsurge in the purchase of online health insurance plans. A lot of our customers have showcased an interest in buying COVID-19 health insurance plans such as Corona Kavach and Corona Rakshak plans. Not only this, but you can also buy coronavirus-specific health insurance planned from other health insurers online from our site.


      We all must take good care of our emotional as well as physical wellbeing during these testing times. By doing so, we can look after ourselves and our family members in a better way.

      With some simple changes to your daily routine, such as exercising, eating well, getting enough sleep, and keeping in touch with people, you can always stay healthy and boost your mood as well.

      Disclaimer: Policybazaar does not endorse, rate or recommend any particular insurer or insurance product offered by an insurer.

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