Don’t wait in vain
With world leaders around the world urging social distancing and large public gatherings, sporting events and just about everything else cancelled, people are asking: How are we going to make it through with our sanity still intact? There are many ways we can make the best out of a tough situation – read on for inspiration.
Scavenger hunt via text
You’re probably already texting with your loved ones so why not add some fun to the mix? Each day one person in the group chat sends out a request for a strange item – say, a school formal photo or a ladybug – and everyone has to find one in their home, snap a picture of it and send it to the group. You can up the fun by making a theme day allowing people to send in multiple pictures. How many things do you have in your house that look like food but aren’t? Or have strange instructions on them?
Check off some home repair projects
Remember that stair that squeaks creepily in the middle of the night? The hole in the wall from when your toddler had a falling out with Thomas the Tank? The falling-down fence that has made the neighbours gossip about your mental health? Now is the perfect time to take on all these little household projects. If your handyman skills are a little rusty, brush up with some DIY tutorials. It’s not the most exciting option but adults still gotta adult! Just think about how good it will feel to have those things off your to-do list.