One should be productive in this lockdown phase.
It’s ok if you are not productive during this lockdown phase.
I think there will be no one who would have not thought for one single second.
Everyone is struck in this dilemma.
Some say to use this time in its best possible.
Some make you believe that even if you don’t do anything,it will work.
What one has to do or what does not?
Well, that’s a personal choice. I believe.
But my perception over it just simple and that is to understand that
What does one require or what one really wants?
The first task is to analyse and make a definite decision about what you really want to execute during any particular day or time. That can be anything
Whether To do something productive
Or maybe to do nothing.
If you choose the former then explore what tasks you want to accomplish.
To study anything, to do your normal work, to read , to cook, to do courses, to binge Netflix, or to adopt any new habit.
Whichever activity you pick, devour yourself completely in that. Enjoy it the most. Extract the best from that activity. Accomplish your task sincerely and dedicatedly. This will help your energy to be in flow. Also, it would optimise the time and maybe keep one intact in a systematic schedule.
If you choose later,
I won’t say it’s a bad choice. Maybe sometimes not being involved in any activity sounds soothing. But still,
One has to understand the difference between being mentally idle or being mentally occupied. I think being mentally idle is an unfit state. Letting the flow of your thoughts going waste can be unhealthy for your peace and thoughts. When you don’t think anything in your mind, then you easily become receptive of invaluable energies around you. That may be negative and nettlesome. You self doubt yourself, become judgemental about others, drain your spirited energy into quarrelsome activities with your friends and family. Because the essence of the epithet reflects accurately,
“Devil dwells in an idle mind.” That’s a proven fact. A general observation. The finest reality.
Whereas if you choose to be mentally occupied then aggrandize your emotions and spirits to a certain thing ,a thought or maybe anything. Yes, that could be both, positive and negative. But that’s the task where you introspect how your mental strength converts negatives into positives and how your mental weakness converts positives into negatives. One who is handling this deep realisation task by being resilient about it, I think they are indeed doing productive work during any free time. Because sometimes you need to invest in yourself emotionally too. Those reflections too are a worthwhile deal for your life.
At last, I would mention that life is all about the choices we make at a particular time. Hence, Choose wisely which kind of productivity you actually want.