Things To Do When You’re Stuck At Home During Rain

Things To Do When You’re Stuck At Home During Rain

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Things To Do When You're Stuck At Home During Rain.
Due to heavy rain in Karachi, people are unable to travel and are stuck at home. As you’re already aware of the current rain situation in Karachi and how rainwater has affected the city! After the rain continued for almost a week in Karachi as well as other areas of Sindh, rain emergency was declared by the government. In addition to this, army was sent in order to help the citizens who were stuck due to the heavy downpour. Although this issue has become a norm in Karachi, as every year we witness heavy rain without any proper infrastructure. As a result of this, many people lose their lives and others are left with water inside their homes, destroying their valuables.

The torrential rain experienced by the city of Karachi this year has broken a decade year old record. Businesses came to halt, as people couldn’t leave their homes due to the water on the streets. Furthermore, production activities came a stop, except for the activities in SITE industrial area. The predictions made by the MET office were almost accurate and this monsoon season has caused severe destruction in the city! Officials have asked the public to stay at home and continue their work from home. However, our people don’t prefer staying at home, especially during the rainy season and their leaving the house can be dangerous for their lives, due to the live electricity wires on the street, which has already took lives of many people along with massive manholes in different parts of the city.   

To make your staying home experience worthwhile, we have compiled a list of activities that you can do while you are stuck at home during rain. You can learn how to cook a new dish or even spend time with your family, which you wished you’ve gotten to do earlier, but couldn’t do so due to your busy schedule! We know how much you like to try new dishes, but because of heavy rain and broken roads, it can be difficult for riders of your favorite restaurants to deliver food. You can try new recipes at home with the help of internet!

In addition to this, you can also learn to play new board games with your family. You can challenge your loved ones in a new board game. Board games are also one of the oldest hobbies of humanities and it can also be one of the most welcoming activities. There are several board games, and these games can also enhance your skills, such as visual-spatial reasoning, fine motor skills, patterns, and strategy development. In addition to this, other skills that are polished when you play board games include deductive reasoning, critical thinking, and flexible thinking.

You can also start exercising and looking after your mental and physical health! Physical activities can also reduce the risk of developing diseases, such as cardiovascular disease, cancer as well as type 2 diabetes. In addition to this, physical exercises can have immediate as well as long-term health benefits. The most significant impact of exercising is the improvement in your quality of life. Now that you’re staying at home, you can work-out for at least 30 minutes. You can take full advantage of this work-from-home period by completing the activities that you’ve always wanted to do but never got the time!
Staying at home does not always has to be boring. You can make the most of your time by spending time with your loved ones and doing activities that you like. We know that working 9-5 job can take a toll on your mental as well as physical health and you might not be able to spend time with your family or see your children grow, as you’re missing all their milestones. But now, you can spend time with your family and finally take part in household chores and help out your partner! You can also spend time with your kids and have that movie night that you’ve wanted to have since a long time, but couldn’t do so due to your tight routine.

You can explore your artistic side and give time to your furry friend! It’s never too late to learn a new skill! You might have an artist in you that you’re unaware of! During this time, you can finally spend some time to analyze your skills and your strengths, so you can get out of this 9-5 job and can maybe start a business of your own? You can start by taking baby steps! You can immerse yourself in the nature and draw whatever comes in your mind first! Then, you can evaluate your artistic side.

Have you ever felt that because of your busy routine, you are unable to spend time with your pet and they are being neglected? Well, this is the time when you can stay at home with your furry friend and give them all the attention and love that they deserve! You don’t need to leave your house to have fun with your pet! You can play indoors because your pet only wants your company, whether it is inside your home or outdoors!   
While staying at home you can always learn new skills or maybe complete a book that you have been wanting to do for such a long time! You can even start writing a diary, as this can be a way to keep your thoughts organized and also make them apprehensible. Furthermore, writing a diary can also improve your writing skills and can even help you in relieving your stress. It also inspires creativity and boosts your memory.

What if you have a hidden photographer in you? And you just need to polish your skills! So what are you waiting for? Grab that camera and you can learn basics of photography with the help of the internet. By learning this skills and refining it, you can have a side skill, which you can monetize!

You can also use this time to complete that book that you’ve been trying to do for a while, but due to lack of time, you couldn’t do so. Now that you’ve free time, you can utilize it efficiently! We know that once this is over, you need to get back to your busy schedule and you won’t have time to complete the book. So why not do it now?

See? Staying at home doesn’t mean that you’re going to get bored! There are a lot of things in which you can invest your time and make the most out of this situation! You need to be grateful that you aren’t one of those who have been affected by this situation. So, use your time wisely and try to be more productive, so you can have a side hustle to earn that extra penny!