5 APPS TO EASE WORK AT HOME BLUES
1. DAILY YOGA
Since most people are confined to their homes, fitness apps to maintain physical activity levels are now a necessity. This one is great for beginners as it provides guided classes for users to learn the basics of yoga and meditation.
This app comes in handy for making/ maintaining to-do lists. It allows users to set reminders, organising them into lists by due dates. The app also has a huge list of prompts, including to make calls, send e-mails, buy supplies, meet people, pay bills, etc. Also has a plan my day’ feature.
Aside from offering tips on how to stay fit and eat healthy, the app has a contact-tracking’ feature that allows users to maintain a database of people one has physically interacted with. It could be of immense use in containing the spread of the coronavirus.
You’ve only ever heard the word mindfulness’ casually flung around, but in these days of fear and panic, you feel you could maybe do with some of that. Calm, true to its name, offers peace of mind with guided meditation and Sleep Stories’ narrated by the likes of Matthew McConaughey and Stephen Fry.
As your mind brims with dire headlines and Corona forecasts, you want to quieten the flux with some meditation, but you don’t know where to start. Headspace then was built just for you. Its several guided meditations soothe your mind by bringing focus back to your body and breath.
NP Download the Netflix Party chrome extension and enjoy a movie together with your friends on the Netflix app. You can even chat with them while watching the movie.
Instagram’s new Co-Watching feature, introduced just this week, allows you to video-call friends and look at saved/ liked/ recommended posts together.
Hi It’s the app that shot to fame amidst the outbreak. Houseparty has been downloaded over 2 mn times worldwide. Allows you to video-chat with friends while playing favourite games like Trivia or Heads Up!
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