How To Make The Most Of Time Spent Social Distancing

How To Make The Most Of Time Spent Social Distancing. A mind map by Arpit Banjara

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1. It's not just work-related stuff:

1.1. Use this time wisely to lift yourself up intellectually

1.1.1. Download and read books that will help you gain more knowledge

1.2. If you don’t like reading and have a short attention span

1.2.1. there’s a wealth of great podcasts and YouTube videos

1.2.2. that can help you with self improvement

1.3. learning about new topics and staying abreast of fast-changing events

1.4. You might as well be proactive

1.4.1. Allocate a few hours to getting ahead with your work

1.4.2. Complete tasks that you’ve been procrastinating over

2. Start an exercise routine:

2.1. If you have weights in your house gathering dust

2.1.1. brush it off and lift them

2.2. Wake up early and go for a run

2.2.1. when there are no—or few—people around

2.3. There’s the old-school jogging in place, jumping jacks, sit-ups and push-ups

2.4. Think of how great you’ll feel returning to work looking fit

2.4.1. while your other co-workers packed on an extra 10 pounds

2.4.2. from sitting on the couch eating ice cream all month

3. There’s nothing wrong with a little introspection:

3.1. Take some quiet time to assess

3.1.1. where you are in your life and career

3.2. Contemplate if you’re happy with who you are

3.2.1. and what you’re doing

3.2.2. Be honest with yourself

3.3. There’s no benefit to pretending

3.3.1. that everything is going great if it isn't

3.4. If you are not happy with your professional and personal life

3.4.1. start developing a strategy to achieve your goals

3.5. Instead of feeling helpless

3.5.1. you’ll gain control over your life

3.6. When it's all over

3.6.1. you’ll enjoy a great sense of accomplishment

3.6.2. and appreciate that you didn’t squander precious weeks or months of your life

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5. You now have a critical choice to make:

5.1. you can either waste away the moments that make up a dull day

5.1.1. or use this time to your advantage

5.2. You can continue binge-watching television

5.2.1. and munching on snacks

5.2.2. or you could embark upon a campaign of self-improvement

5.3. allocate your time toward productive and meaningful endeavors

5.4. I understand that you still need to work from home

5.4.1. and have other responsibilities

5.5. Think of all of the things you’ve always wanted to do

5.5.1. but never got around to doing

5.5.2. It could be learning a new language painting writing taking up a hobby learning to play a musical instrument or exercising

5.6. Put together a schedule that incorporates all of the things

5.6.1. that you want to accomplish

5.6.2. make sure you follow through on engaging in the activities

5.7. This is a great time to reconnect with family and friends

5.7.1. in a meaningful way

5.7.2. If you have a partner, spouse or children it's a terrific gift to spend quality time together

5.8. Check to see if your skills, talent or experience

5.8.1. can be utilized in the efforts to fight against the outbreak

6. Break out the Monopoly set:

6.1. Play your kids’ favorite video games with them

6.2. Put the phone down and just talk with your family

6.2.1. Ask about their lives and really listen to them

6.2.2. You can make this one of the best memories in their lives

6.3. At a time of great chaos and angst

6.3.1. they’ll remember how you all got through this together

6.4. If you are worried about the safety of your job

6.4.1. you can start an aggressive job search

6.4.2. Reach out to all of your contacts as they are stuck at home too and have no excuse for ignoring your requests for help

6.5. Put together a list of companies that you’d like to work for

6.5.1. Target internal corporate recruiters and folks

6.5.2. who look like they’d be hiring managers

6.5.3. and send out LinkedIn InMails and messages

6.5.4. Update your résumé, freshen up your LinkedIn profile

6.6. Interact on social media to build your brand and get noticed

6.7. Phone and video interviews will be the standard

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