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I know that many of you, or  may I say all of you, have probably been bored sitting at home for the past year due to the ongoing pandemic. Visiting cafes, meeting friends, casual get-togethers and going for a walk, everything has come to a standstill. And to top it all, here I am, who wants another lockdown. By now, you must have considered me crazy. Isn’t it? 

Well, let me tell you that I ain’t crazy. It’s not that I don’t love spending time with my friends or exploring new things, I just enjoy my “me- time” more than anything, which I got in abundance. Thanks to the lockdown. 

Why Another Lockdown? 

It is because of the lockdown that I have been able to execute things that I had in mind for a really long time. Not that I couldn’t execute them when the time was different.

But, I had a deeply ingrained mindset of “what will people say” and hence, my thoughts never came to reality. However, during the lockdown, I could make that happen as no one could see it and judge it, except for my family, ofc. 

I got a new haircut which I have wanted to do for a very long time. And I am glad that I did it because it made me look good and more importantly made me happy.

Other than that, I did a little room makeover where I decorated one entire wall of my room with my paintings. I couldn’t do it earlier as I thought that people won’t like my paintings and they’ll judge me. However, owing to the lockdown, I could do that too!

Lockdown Helped My Productivity

As I had a lot of free time during the lockdown, I used it to the maximum to enhance my productivity. As a student of Journalism, doing internships and honing our writing and reading skills is a must. But, I hardly got time to do one or two internships when things were normal, because there was so much workload.

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So, during the lockdown, I built my resume and went on Internshala and LinkedIn to look for internships and since the beginning of lockdown, I have been continuously doing internships, one after the other. Also, I started blogging and shared my ideas with people. Doing these two activities enhanced my writing skills. 

At night, before going to bed, I would spend time reading for 2 to 3 hours and, during the entire lockdown, I was able to read five to six books, which I am really proud of, to be honest. 

At last, I just want to say that lockdown has added feathers to my personality. From not being able to do much to executing everything I had in mind, I have developed a lot and that’s why I feel like having another lockdown wouldn’t be the worst of things.  

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