Things to do during self isolation

Self isolation and you’re bored. Don’t worry, we got you covered with some things to do during self isolation. We will get you out of the bed and help you have a productive day while you’re home, in self isolation and almost losing a mind.

things to do during self isolation

Cooking – Nah, way too complicated

We know that cooking is something that lot of people find difficult to accomplish, but even more now. Being in self isolation it seems more necessary than ever.

Cooking actually isn’t super scientistic and even when you only know how to turn an oven on and put a little salt, that a good start! You can start somewhere super easy, for example pasta or pancakes or you can even bake. Baking is way more fun! And of course, cause it’s sweet…dah!

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A website called Tasty makes cooking and baking receipts in a such a fun way and easy to understand. They have so many variety of things you can cook and bake and so much more. They even have now their own app, it’s even more easily accessible and you can save your favorite receipts.

Start cooking now! Really, if not now, then when! When you’re hungry of course.

It’s time to get organized!

How to organize computer

Now is the time, when to rearrange our computers, phones or whatever device you might have. For sure we have so many files and unnecessary screenshots, we actually don’t need in our devices. Firstly, when we look for something specific, it’s easier to find, when we have made correct folder. Second, well it all looks nicely arranged and visually perfect, when everything is organized. Right?

So, go over your folders and files and look what you don’t need anymore. After don’t forget to empty your bin too. Things you need and documents what are similar put to one folder. Categorize your folders, so later it’s easier to search for them. If you have lot of pictures, put them to folders.

Separate them by time, or by event, however you wish. Delete apps from your phone you don’t use but have been sitting there for a long time. Old messages, pictures. Make some GB’s for your phone.

And voilaa, now everything looks way more arranged and nice!

Cleaning fun? Noup

It might not be the most fun thing to do, when you could just watch your favorite TV show and let the cleaning be. But here’s the thing, wouldn’t it be way more better if you know that you have done a deep cleaning and now you don’t have to worry about it.

things to do during self isolation

There is this thing – big Spring cleaning. Our houses need that too. So crab your broom and put on your favorite playlist and let’s get it!

Bathroom can be the starting point. You can even clean your kitchen, the shelves, the fridge. Name me something more satisfying than a good clean kitchen where you could practise your cooking, am I right? Or even more, you can clean your WHOLE house. After long hours of cleaning, you sit on a couch and admire what a good job you did and relax.

Then you could watch your favorite TV show, knowing in mind, that everything is sparkling clean.

Blue? Yellow? Drawings? Or all of them?

You see that plain white boring wall in your living room. You try to spice it up with pictures on the wall and couple of plants in the corner, but that still doesn’t do anything.

Idea. What about you give it some COLOR? Literally paint it or draw something there. In internet you can see so many cool videos how people remodel their living room walls or a bedroom.

Down below you can see, how in a easy way you can change the image of your room. If you have white wall, tape and wall paint, there you go. The result is actually really cool!

Copyright Cat Hase

If you’re really good in drawing, then maybe something like this could be a good challenge for you. A beautiful painting on a wall.

Copyright ANJA

And in the end it’s actually really satisfying thing to do. You put music on and paint. If sometimes you do it on paper, now you could do it on wall. After couple of days, you see the job you have done and the result is amazing!

We hope we gave you some ideas. If not, that’s okey too. Maybe you have some ideas, what to do durning these days while in self isolation and share them with others. Let us know and let’s be productive together!

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BTP period – 3 months

Returning to school with heads and hands full of new knowledge and energy for Bringing it to the Public. Meeting with the team, showing, telling, exchanging experiences and making it common knowledge.

Producing articles, pamphlets, videos, presentations, exhibitions, speeches for debate forums, books and more. Studying further the curriculum in Fighting with The Poor, bringing the truth to the public. 

Going to different schools around Europe to spread the new knowledge in various creative ways – speeches, newspaper articles, lectures at universities and colleges, debates and other public events, exhibitions – leading to a better understanding and inspiring to take an action.

Passing the final exams in Fighting with The Poor. Using the last months together to conclude our future perspectives and possible ways of improving The Poor’s quality in life with humble ways of sharing knowledge.

Volunteer period – 6 months

The Project Work in Africa or India in cooperation with Humana People to People. In this period, you can work at:

  • Teacher training colleges
  • Educating teachers for rural areas
  • Vocational schools for young people
  • Schools for street children.Preschools
  • Sanitation and hygiene in rural areas
  • Tree planting campaigns
  • Raising funds for social projects by forming partnerships and selling second hand clothes and shoes
  • Stopping the spread of HIV/AIDS (following the program TCE/Total Control of the Epidemic)

Arriving at the project in Africa or India, having left behind a courageous journey where fundamental human capabilities have been turned around, refreshed and energised by knowing that things such as travelling can be done in a totally different way than the mainstream tourist travelling.

Ready for doing the work needed at the project, bringing plans and materials from the previous periods. Getting to know the people at the project, the vision and idea of the project and the many concrete tasks to be carried out.

Carrying out the tasks as defined within the necessities of the project and by the Project Leadership. Fighting shoulder to shoulder with The Poor: building preschools, starting Garden Farming, doing literacy campaigns, eradicating malaria, teaching about big issues of our time while working as a teacher at DNS, starting income-generating activities, working as a TCE Special Force in the fight against HIV/AIDS – as a few examples.

Studying and working with your Specialisation in Fighting with The Poor, finalising with a People’s Exam and a written thesis at the end of the period. Acquiring skills in information work: making interviews, taking notes and pictures, writing summaries and reports, recording videos.

Living together with the people at the project, being a good example of living a humble life while improving things with small means to make daily life better.

Travel period – 3 months

Living on the road, being on the move, finding means of transport and places to sleep, talking to people on the road, being curious to understand and know about the countries you are traveling through.

Making investigations, meeting people, visiting their workplaces, staying in their homes, understanding their problems, meeting their culture and values and sharing thoughts with them about the world and the future.

Telling people about your venture to a third world country, trying out bringing it to the public what you have so far experienced and learned. Putting up investigations on a higher level, asking tough questions to self and to the group, getting hold of more answers and putting up new questions.

Taking notes and pictures, writing reports and discussing the seen and the experienced.
Finding good ways of sticking together in the Trios and in the group as such during the travel period.

Study Period – 6 months

At this school, you will find that learning is not first and foremost about listening to the teacher.

The school’s Program consists of a range of intense and spirited activities, theoretical studies and experiences that constitute the sum of learning and life processes carried through by a group of people who for a considerable period of time share a Program with each other that demands cooperation and efforts, and which at the same time is sprinkled with elements that are inspiring and also quite out of the ordinary.

Thus, learning will also take place through communication, deliberations, through working out your plan for learning and sticking to it, and putting to use what you learned, the methods you used, the ideas you got from it and the results you harvested from the training.

You will train yourself in being adventurers and survivors, living and traveling under very humble conditions, not using much money and always finding a way out by ingenuity, being smart and sticking together with your teammates.