Now more than ever, many people are spending more time at home. There have been predictions that organizations will highly consider work-from-home arrangements for employees even after things cool off. More at-home jobs are created. And scores of people will continue to invest more time at home.
While the outside world is definitely going to be popular as safety measures are put in place, we also think the home is becoming a hub of a lot of activities now and it may continue to be so even after this. And with a little time, organization and storage hacks, it can accommodate all these things that may not have crossed our minds initially.
We can no longer visit libraries or physically hang out in book club meet-ups during this time.
Book lovers are stocking up more books, creating mini-libraries at home. It is a great opportunity to start virtual book clubs. And all these ideas are emerging now while we try to find ways to adjust to the current times.
Books, readers, reading nooks and internet access can bring this concept to life. It is that easy.
Salon and beauty spa
Fashion and beauty enthusiast Caroline Abok has been braiding her own hair and weaving it too from the comfort of her home for a number of years now.
She recommends having products that you have used before or that you have been advised by an expert. Some of the items in her hairdressing kit include lots of hair shampoo and conditioner, blowdry, a small dryer, rollers for hair styling, styling gel, weaves, braids and towels.
Entertainment at home
Well, house parties have been there. But it is the first time to see live concerts and deejays mixing on social media. While we are not really certain if this is going to continue and be as popular as they are now, what we know for sure is that it has as a shock that parties can be attended through social media.
More people have been hit by the baking bug and try to bake more at home.
And if you would like to whip up your own cocktails and mocktails at home, Ruth Nzau taught us this 6 Easy Mocktail And Cocktail Recipes To Make At Home
A home workspace
A desk and chair, a laptop or desktop, pens, pencils, sticky notes, calendar are some of the needed items to have.
Kitchen on baking. Many birthdays this year will get people to bake their own cake.
Fitness at home
Skipping ropes cost between Sh400-2,000 on Jumia. You can also get exercise mats and a head-to-toe fitness gear.
“I engage in morning jogs while in the evening I do lower body and upper body workouts. I do train boxing on Saturday,” said Edda Otieno.
When school reopens, there is a possibility that parents and guardians can still continue to team up more their children in teaching them at home too. This is also in line the Kenya’s new school curriculum.
Some of the essential items for studying at home include technology, books and stationery.
We would love to know, what activities have you invited into your home?