To Rest Or Get A Side Hustle Amidst COVID-19 Lockdown?

To Rest Or Get A Side Hustle Amidst COVID-19 Lockdown?

With different governments trying their best to curb the spread of COVID-19, its lockdown season all over the world. Also, multinational companies, firms, business owners and celebrities are all contributing their quota through pledges to support the government.

 

Meanwhile, citizens are advised to stay at home so as to avoid person to person contact that may increase the spread of the virus.

 

As people stay at home, many complain of boredom and the general strain that social distancing is causing. Some look to the Internet for entertainment, while some are all out to learn a skill or even get better at their side hustle.

 

While some believe this is the perfect time to rest, some schools of thought feel time wasted can never be gotten back, and anyone who does not make proper use of this period has failed woefully.

 

To Rest, Or Get A Side Hustle Amidst COVID-19 Lockdown?
During the Coronavirus social distancing period, many have taken the time to relax and enjoy the internet. Photo: Cord Cutters News

 

As they say, different strokes for different folks. While some people are resting and having the time of their lives, some other person is looking up a skill to learn on the internet.

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Getting a side hustle or alternative means of income is a lifesaver any time any day. Millions of people all over the world live their lives on a side hustle especially when their main job can’t meet all their needs.

 

To Rest, Or Get A Side Hustle Amidst COVID-19 Lockdown?
Some have chosen the time to learn a new skill via internet tutorials. Photo: VideoBlocks.

 

As long as that side hustle does not interfere with your main job, why not? A side hustle now is like a mini-retirement plan. Something you can fall back on if you lose your job or decide to resign.

 

With the internet, you can learn new skills, such as cooking, photography, graphics and so on. They are all within your grasp.

 

On the other hand, the body needs rest to function properly. So for all who have craved for a vacation, the lockdown is the perfect time to eat healthy meals, sleep well, and exercise.

 

Do not put yourself under undue pressure to impress or seem productive. Just because someone has decided to pursue a side hustle this period does not mean you should do the same. Do whatever pleases you.

 

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Charis Ebiaghian

A creative writer ready to dish out juicy stories as they drop. When she is not writing, she is probably thinking of what to write next

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