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

Published on Jun 14, 2021 12:46 PM IST

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) View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Jun 14, 2021 12:46 PM IST

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) View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Jun 14, 2021 12:46 PM IST

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) View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Jun 14, 2021 12:46 PM IST

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) View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Jun 14, 2021 12:46 PM IST

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) View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Jun 14, 2021 12:46 PM IST

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) View Photos in a new improved layout
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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) View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Jun 14, 2021 12:46 PM IST

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) View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Jun 14, 2021 12:46 PM IST

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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