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9 Things to Read This Week (3 April 2020)

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9 Things to Read This Week (3 April 2020)

Zissy Lewin
9 Things to Read This Week (3 April 2020)

1. Read this if you’re struggling with being productive right now and aren’t using this time at home to tackle DIY, an online course, a new business or your first novel.

“The idea that we have so much time available during the day now is fantastic, but these days it’s the opposite of a luxury. We’re home because we have to be home, and we have much less attention because we’re living through so much.”[NY Times]

 

2.  18 basic knife skills shown in GIF format that makes it really easy to follow. [Basically]

 

3. Some People , a poignant short read. [Kotke]

 

4. The worst friend date I’ve ever been on is an excerpt from an essay collection by Samantha Irby that’ll make you laugh. [The Cut]

 

5. Tips from someone with nearly 50 years of social distancing experience. Really, he’s the only full-time resident of Gothic, Colo an abandoned silver mining town. [NPR].

 

6. Tips on freezing food better [The Greatist].

 

7. Lessons from hours of You Tube beauty videos. [Dore]

 

8. Free online streaming ballet classes for the aspiring dancers. [Well + Good]

 

9. A 10 minute lymphatic draining face massage you can do at home. [Goop]

View Comments (3)
  • I really learn a lot from this list of things you posted specially on the taking care of frozen foods. Great blog, nice post, good read and informative.

  • I have been sooooo non-productive. What started out as being a long-weekend break at the start of lockdown, has been 10 days of doing not-very-much. I’ve loved every minute of it. For the first time in 20 years, I have been able to ignore my computer and to not do any work without hundreds of emails piling up that demand attention and action. With the whole world (pretty much) shutdown, I’ve had a real break.

    I’ve got things to do that need to be done in this time – things I’ve been wanting to get to for 18 months but I haven’t had capacity to get the chunks of hours needed. I have decided that I’m going to do 1/2 to 3/4 work days for the rest of lockdown – the best of both worlds.

    In any fitness programme, rest is also part of training. These 10 days of rest have been precious.

    • That’s great that you’ve been able to tackle those things that get neglected during this time and also just honor what you need right now and choose rest and make the most of this time!

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