Yesterday’s announcement of a complete lockdown in India, by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has created a wildfire in the country. There is a situation of panic and fear amongst some people while others are just trying to enjoy the isolation time with their families in the best way they can. Now, that travel is banned and heading outside the house is not allowed for straight 21 days, we need to think of things that we can do while being inside the house to avoid boredom, unnecessary stress, and anxiety. So, here we bring a to-do list of things of things to help you through the lockdown. Also Read - In Less Than 4 Hours' Notice, Writes New York Times on India's Lockdown


Cooking acts as a therapy and can vanish your stress. It is one of the best productive things that you can do during home quarantine. Now is the time to be innovative. So, don’t binge on those old food items. Try something new. Make good use of Youtube and learn different recipes. You won’t find better time than this to indulge in household work and spend quality time with your loved ones. If you don’t agree, look at some of the popular TV and Bollywood stars’ Instagram feeds. For example, Mouni Roy. She is currently busy satisfying her palate with self-cooked food. As per her photo captions, she has developed this new hobby during the home quarantine due to coronavirus outbreak. Also Read - Flipkart Temporarily Suspends Services as India Goes Under Lockdown, Amazon to Only Deliver 'Essentials'

Say yes to binge watching

Now is the time to binge-watch all your favourite series or movies. This can help you stop thinking about the ongoing coronavirus pandemic at least for sometime. This is not a way to escape things but just to remain calm and stress free. Now that you cannot go out on a walk or travel, watching TV can be a good thing to keep yourself busy and entertained too. Also Read - Omar Abdullah Returns to Twitter, Mocks His Release Amid Nationwide Lockdown


If you are an extensive reader, lockdown can be a great time for you to catch up on reading. Choose your favourite book from your wishlist and give it a read. This is the best way to not only keep yourself busy but entertained and enlightened too.