In this coronavirus pandemic situation, everyone has a responsibility to save each other. Some people have to keep working, even harder, while practising social distancing. Some others can stay at home and do self-quarantine. Everyone plays their roles to look after one another.
Self-quarantine might feel different from what we imagined. Staying home for a long time may not be good for some people, especially for those who are not working. It will lead to boredom, anxiety, and stress. But you can try to write something, anything doesn't have too long, short writing is good enough because it literally gives benefits to you.
#1 Wake-up call for your brain
As a wake-up call, morning is the best time for you to start writing. Start from the lists of current topics or dream you had last night. You can simply write on a piece of paper or a note from your phone. The important thing is to not hurry to finish your writing right away. It's okay to take days for collecting lists and combine them at the end of the week to make good writing.
#2 Improve verbal and written skill
When you are carefully selecting the perfect words, sentences, verbs, or adjectives to convey the meaning of your story, you are actually improving your verbal skill. While checking the correct grammar, punctuation, and spelling to deliver your message with clarity are improving your written skill. Both skills will easily develop when you are writing. The more you write, the better skills you have.
#3 Learning and sharing at the same time
You will definitely research and learn more while you are writing. The basic action is reading other people's writing, news, thought, and gather that information to support your writing. You are automatically learning and sharing knowledge or opinions as you write. Isn't that great?
#4 Let your stress out
Stress is also caused by many things hit your mind. Writing helps you let those things out and move them to another media. Moreover, writing is able to develop your stress into ideas, which can take out the whole thought process, otherwise, it would stay in there. And when stress is eliminated your mind becomes fresher and more focused.
#5 Be a better you
Writing during this hard time will increase your self calmness and ability to control your emotion. It will lead to proper decision making. Writing during quarantine is not just about being productive in your free time, it will make you a better you.