Eliminate your Boredom this Lockdown

Eliminate your Boredom this Lockdown

It’s been a few weeks since the world has gone into lockdown and admit it, we’re all feeling the stress of being confined to our houses with nothing to do. The days are becoming endless and scrolling through Netflix, Instagram or Facebook has lost its charm. Now it is time to eliminate your boredom this lockdown.

Although life has come to standstill, this lockdown may have a silver lining for all the busy people out there who have always set aside things they’ve wanted to do with the all too common excuses:

“I don’t have time for this right now.

I’ll do it later.”

Well later is here! Here are some of the best online courses you can take to utilize this time and harness your skills:

1. Learn new languages for free

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Download the DuoLingo app on your phones and you’re good to go. Duolingo teaches over 30 languages using flashcards, listening exercises and multiple choices to help you learn new words, phrases and sentences.

2. Photography

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Interested in photography? Take free online tutorials at the official Nikon website ( https://www.nikonevents.com/us/live/nikon-school-online/). These tutorials are for beginners as well as advanced learners. Check it out, you might find something right up your alley.

3. Digital Marketing

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If you are someone working in management and want to improve your skills or even find a new hobby, learning digital marketing may be just the thing you need. Digital marketing is a process that persuades a customer to buy a certain product. One of the best websites to learn Digital management for free is Google Digital Garage (https://learndigital.withgoogle.com/digitalgarage).

4. IT, Science, Coding

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Have you always wanted to learn a new skill on your computer or how to program but never got the opportunity to do so? There are many free online courses that you can enroll in now and learn what you have always wanted to. Alison.com ( https://alison.com ) provides a number of courses for beginners as well as for entrepreneurs.

5. Beauty

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Beauty is in the eyes of the beholder, but it is also in the hands of the person taking care of themselves. Want to learn some new skills to pamper yourself? Enroll in the free online classes offered by the Fair and Lovely career foundation website (https://www.fairandlovelyfoundation.in/en/ ) and browse through until something catches your eye.

6. Cooking

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Quarantined home alone and tired of eating Maggi? Try something new and learn how to cook. Enroll in an Instructables cooking class (https://www.instructables.com/class/Cooking-Class/) and follow their easy recipes which are specifically designed for beginners. On the other hand, this website also offers a variety of classes for advanced learners too. Happy Cooking!

7. Artificial intelligence

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IIT Delhi is offering a great opportunity in higher education by teaching artificial intelligence online during these difficult times. Anyone from students to professionals can take these classes. Visit https://nptel.ac.in/courses/106/102/106102220/ for more information.


We, at Patna diaries, hope you all are at home and safe. Staying positive during the quarantine period has not been easy for all of us. If it is making you anxious or lazy, then above are a few tips to help you sail through. Happy Learning! 🙂

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