Is social media getting too overwhelming for you? Get productive by practising these 7 self-care activities

The current COVID-19 situation in India has made a lot of states go into complete lockdown. Offices have also closed down and employees are working from home. Life has become monotonous but distancing is the only way to keep ourselves and our loved ones safe.

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Many of us have started spending several hours on social media in this lockdown. While some contents are fun to watch, some might get a little overwhelming at times. You need to understand when your mental health is getting affected and when to take a break. Here are six productive things to do other than scrolling on social media.(Unsplash)

Many of us have started spending several hours on social media in this lockdown. While some contents are fun to watch, some might get a little overwhelming at times. You need to understand when your mental health is getting affected and when to take a break. Here are six productive things to do other than scrolling on social media.(Unsplash)

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Walk: If you have enough space in your backyard then go outside, get some fresh air and spend some time alone walking. Make sure you keep your phone behind in your room.(Unsplash)

Walk: If you have enough space in your backyard then go outside, get some fresh air and spend some time alone walking. Make sure you keep your phone behind in your room.(Unsplash)

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Organise: Re-organise your room, cupboard, wardrobe instead of just sitting in one corner and scrolling on your social media.(Unsplash)

Organise: Re-organise your room, cupboard, wardrobe instead of just sitting in one corner and scrolling on your social media.(Unsplash)

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Cooking and baking: Culinary activities can help reduce stress and anxiety. There are plenty of recipes online. Try something basic like french fries, mug cakes, microwave pasta, etc if you are new to cooking.(Unsplash)

Cooking and baking: Culinary activities can help reduce stress and anxiety. There are plenty of recipes online. Try something basic like french fries, mug cakes, microwave pasta, etc if you are new to cooking.(Unsplash)

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Do something creative: If there is anything that you have always wanted to do but never got a chance then this is the best time to begin doing what you love.(Unsplash)

Do something creative: If there is anything that you have always wanted to do but never got a chance then this is the best time to begin doing what you love.(Unsplash)

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Household work: Involve yourself in household works like washing utensils, clothes, cooking, dusting, cleaning, etc.(Unsplash)

Household work: Involve yourself in household works like washing utensils, clothes, cooking, dusting, cleaning, etc.(Unsplash)

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Workout: Study suggests that 30 minutes of working out every day can help boost overall health, including mental health.(Unsplash)

Workout: Study suggests that 30 minutes of working out every day can help boost overall health, including mental health.(Unsplash)

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Read a book: Keep your phone away, pick a book, go to the favourite corner of your room and read. If you are a beginner then take some suggestions from your friends. You can start with 30 minutes a day and then slowly increase your reading time.(Unsplash)

Read a book: Keep your phone away, pick a book, go to the favourite corner of your room and read. If you are a beginner then take some suggestions from your friends. You can start with 30 minutes a day and then slowly increase your reading time.(Unsplash)

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