Across the globe, we’ve all been asked to do our part to help contain the spread of COVID-19. Social distancing, self-quarantining, and self-isolation are just a few of the terms floating around to remind us to stay inside.
It’s still pretty uncertain when our lives will return ‘back to normal,’ and until that day comes, we have to hunker down, stay home, and patiently wait for this quarantine to be over.
So to help make all this time spent at home a little easier, we’ve assembled the ultimate guide to self-quarantining. It contains ideas to keep you inspired, informed, productive, creative, and most importantly, not bored.
Updates regarding COVID-19 seem to change by the minute, so it’s important to stay in the loop of what’s happening. You don’t want to miss any critical information.
If you’re adjusting to working from home, it helps to have a few tools to keep you productive and in communication with your team. We recommend these:
For proposals, legal documents, etc.
With much of our free time being spent at home, self-quarantining doesn't have to mean sitting and staring at the ceiling. Instead, let’s exercise our brains and learn something new.
As a matter of fact, we’ve temporarily reduced tuition for all of our courses. Now’s the perfect time to pick up a new skill, whether it’s creative, business-oriented, or for personal development. What course is calling out to you?
Free downloadable resources
Books to check out
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This is the Internet, after all, and you can learn just about anything anywhere. We recommend these online platforms for anything else you might want to learn while self-quarantining:
For the curious
For the college course lovers
For the career chasers
For the tech-savvy
For the marketer in you
For the kids
We’re recommending these two pieces of software specifically because they’re supporting the creative community in an amazing and accessible way.
With many restaurants closed or only serving takeout, dining out is officially on hold. Why not whip up a good meal with groceries delivered to your door?
All this uncertainty is causing more stress than many of us can handle. Here are a few ways to de-stress and decompress while self-quarantining:
In times like these, it can be hard to calm our minds down and fall asleep, but these tools should do the trick:
…And that’s all from us, folks! Of course, there are plenty of other resources out there for you to check out, but these are our personal picks.
Stay safe, stay healthy, wash your hands, and be well, Futurists. We’ll all get through self-quarantining, together.
Here’s our list of the top books you must read if you’re an aspiring or practicing creative professional.