How to Make the Most out of Being Homestuck

Feeling bored at home? Here are some tips to make the most out of being homestuck.

Covid-19 has forced us all to give up some of the daily activities we enjoy most. You might be feeling bored, despondent and tired of doing the same things every day. Here’s how to make the most out of being homestuck.

How to Stay Productive at Home

If you are struggling to stay productive during this time and have important things to complete here are some tips that will help:

  • Set up a working space
  • Keep a routine
  • Stay connected to friends and family 
  • Do some things you have always wanted to do, but never had the time

These guidelines will help in keeping you focused and engaged. 

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Things you can do While Being Homestuck

Being homestuck can spike depression, anxiety and feelings of frustration. The easiest way to avoid this is to find ways to keep busy. Yes, you may be at home and your Friday night’s with friends cannot happen right now, but there are tons of ways to keep yourself occupied during this time. 

Set Goals

Take some time to set goals and prioritize what you want to get done during isolation. Write all these tasks out and schedule them properly. This way you will feel less overwhelmed. 

Spring Clean

That closet you have been putting off can finally be prioritized. The hustle and bustle of life can sometimes keep us from getting to these important tasks. Now you have enough time to declutter your space. A clean environment contributes to good mental health. So get to cleaning! 

Update Your CV

Having a professional CV is one of the keys to getting your foot in the door at a company. During lockdown level 3 many companies are hiring. Have a look at job sites like Indeed and take the time to update your CV and submit it.


The gyms may be closed, but you can still take a walk around the block or try some home exercises. There are many online fitness challenges you can join. Keeping your body active is not only good physically, but also mentally.

Do an Online Course 

Have you always wanted to learn new skills? Maybe Beauty or notch up on your Administration Skills? There are many online and distance learning colleges where you can study during lockdown

Start a Blog

Blogging is a great creative outlet. To make the most out of your blog why not try learning a little bit more about photography? Your blog will be exciting and visually appealing. 

Upcycle Your Furniture 

Tired of your boring brown bookshelf? Try some DIY tips and tricks to turn those old pieces of furniture into something new. You might have a knack for interior decorating, you never know. 


There are many organisations across South Africa that need volunteers to assist with providing food and winter essentials to the less privileged. Taking part in important work will boost your morale. 

These are just some of the things you can do to make the most out of being homestuck. Remember to make time for relaxation. Read a book or simply listen to some music. 

Why Doing a Short Course During this Time is a Good Idea

Short courses take very little time to complete, but contribute to your productivity and job security. During this time you want to stay productive without feeling overwhelmed or pressured. A short course will do just that. 

Skills Academy is a distance learning college that offers a wide variety of short courses. Distance learning means there is no fixed schedule – you study at your pace.  Here are some other reasons why you should do a short course to make the most out of being homestuck:

  1. They’re short – the name says it all! All short courses are usually only a few months long. You won’t be making a massive commitment. You will be able to complete these courses long before lockdown is complete. 
  2. Learning new skills – you will learn a new skill that you can apply to your work or use to find better employment. 
  3. Turn your hobby into something more – are you an avid party planner or do you enjoy touring South Africa? With a short course you can turn your hobbies into a viable career option. 
  4. Keep Busy – As much as short courses are beneficial to improve one’s life, they can help kill boredom too.Instead of being stuck at home with an idle mind, you can have something productive to do with your time. 

These are just a few reasons why you should do a short course. Get started and enrol today.

Make the Most out of Being Home. Enrol in Our Short Courses. 

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Last Updated: 6 June 2022