BUILD YOURSELF UP INSTEAD OF TEARING YOURSELF DOWN IN THIS QUARANTINE – Jiya Datta
BUILD YOURSELF UP INSTEAD OF TEARING YOURSELF DOWN IN THIS QUARANTINE
Amidst this Covid-19 outbreak the whole world has been advised to follow social distancing for the time being . As prevention is better than cure and by learning the mistakes of other countries we should be conscious and take preventive measures like using mask , washing our hands with soap and water . As I have always believed to look at the positive side of the situation , it’s the need of the hour to look this pandemic with a different perspective rather than getting anxious about it we should spend this time by indulging in those activities that we could not do due to our monotonous schedule. I being a student who appeared for class 10th board exams had no bounds of happiness when my last exam got over . I was overjoyed as I could do everything that I could not do due to my exams . But this deadly virus came as an obstacle to my plans . Nevertheless I accepted it as safety comes first. So this is how I am spending my time during lockdown which is more of fun and no studies . It is the perfect time to brush up my culinary skills and try new tasty and healthy recipes and helping my mother in household chores .This lockdown has taught me the correct meaning of Best out of waste . By using all the unwanted material of the house we can create beautiful things . Dancing on my favourite Bollywood songs has not only lightened my mood but also has taken me away from boredom . I also tried my hand in stitching , gardening and writing poems and trust me it is really a good experience. It’s also the time to try all the dadi ma ke nuske and pamper yourself . I also organised my wardrobe and my study shelf which was a mess while listening to my favourite songs . Refreshing old memories my looking into old albums and spending time with family by playing games like Ludo , Jenga , UNO, Snake and Ladders etc was yet another way . It’s a golden opportunity to do things you never did, I tried drawing and makeup and it was amazing doing them . I binge-watch all the series , movies and television shows that I missed due to my exams . Most importantly I am getting good sleep which was somewhere missed due to exam stress and pressure . It’s a rare to find such an opportunity when you have me time. So this quarantine , Stay rooted , stay home , stay safe , but let your spirit soar, broaden your horizons and free yourself from bitter thoughts.
Elevate your mind and stay happy
Jiya Datta Class 11 Springdales School Dhaula Kuan New Delhi