Disclaimer: This is an informative article written for giving you general knowledge, and it is not a substitute for medical advice or guidance. Therefore, for any guidance relating to health or other health-related issues, you should consult your doctor who will guide you according to your health conditions. Coronavirus is the news of the day, and its implications have harmfully affected everything in the world. Doctors say that the only solution to discontinue the escalations of Coronavirus is isolation, and the China has successfully contained this epidemic by adopting the same technique. One method of isolation is staying home and not going out, or going out only for dire needs. When you are staying home and sitting idle doing nothing, many things may happen including monotony, boredom, and lethargy. Do you know how to use this leisure home quarantine time effectively? No! in this article, you are going to know the techniques to make your mandatory vacations beneficial and productive. Staying away from your work may result in disremembering your ordinary skills, as there are many simple entries relating to the computer which you forget if not repeated frequently: You may forget simple entries in “word and excel”. Therefore, instead of wasting your time in trivial and useless activities, you should spend your time in fruitful activities by adopting the following activities: 1. Do On-line Work: You can do online work while staying at home. There are many works which you can do easily with little practice. i) Writing ii) Editing and proof-reading iii) Online consultation iv) Online tutoring v) Online surveys vi) Be a “Virtual Assistant” vii) Online business coaching viii) Online course creator Amongst the above, you can opt for the work depending on your interests and skills. 2. Join Online Classes: Join online classes to learn new skills. In this epidemic of coronavirus, many websites are offering free online courses. You may join the course of your interest or a course which may help progress in your career path. 3. Learn New Language: It is said that knowledge never goes waste; it can be beneficial for you, if not at present, definitely, at some later stage of your life; the same is true for languages. Therefore, use this leisure time of self-isolation in learning the new language. I narrate you a story here. One of my colleagues was learning the French language, and we all used to make fun of him by saying; “what a stupid man, learning a language which is of no use for him.” He completed the course and got a certificate. Just after one year, a position in our Paris branch stood vacant due to the resignation of the incumbent. The pre-requisite for this position was knowledge of the French language. Since the vacancy was to be filled in immediately, the HR department issued a circular asking if anybody knows the French language. The only person to whom we used to tease, came forward and sent his French language certificate to the HR department. The company instantly sent him to Paris on foreign posting and we all remained thinking that how knowledge of French language has benefitted him – this is how knowledge helps you to attain new heights. This is one event and there are many like these, scattered around us. 4. Maintain and Enhance Your Present Skills: As already said, staying away from work will result in forgetting simple and important entries. Remember! the human mind is apt to forget the things not recalled and repeated again and again. What you can do is to repeat these entries twice or thrice in a day to keep these refreshed in your memory. You can learn new things in your present domain by using the internet. Use the internet in productive activities and sharpen your present skills. 5. Learn New Skills: Use this mandatory home quarantine time in learning new skills. You can learn new computer languages. You can learn new software. You can learn computer programming. You can enhance your computer skills. 6. Read Books and Other Materials: This is high time to divert yourself to reading and enhance your knowledge. Study religious books and autobiographies of great peoples of the world to broaden your vision and spectrum of the wisdom of the world. In addition to books, you can study other reading materials of your interest like magazines, journals, and digests. You may read informative articles on the website like Sooperarticles.com. You will find articles full of knowledge on all subjects, and you can choose and read according to your knowledge-thirst. “Invest this time of self-isolation in enhancing your knowledge.” 7. Do Puzzles: The physiology of your mind is such that the more you use it, the more it is active and sharp. By solving intricate problems and doing puzzles, the methodology of your mind improves. Therefore, do puzzles and keep your mind active, sharp and up to date.