With the sudden rise in COVID-19 cases, we are once again asked to strictly stay at home and limit our interactions to an absolute minimum. This signifies us working remotely again and moving all our other businesses to our luxury homes. In a situation that is pushing us to bring our life largely indoors, we are expected to do more with the less that we have. However, with the work-from-home situation, we try our best to have some sense of normalcy by exploring our hobbies at home.
It may be tough to be creative and motivated in times of our lives, let alone if we are in the midst of a global crisis that has upended mostly every facet of the life we used to have. But now more than ever should we stay positive and prompt ourselves to make the most out of the benefits of being at home; especially in a beautiful and exclusive community that embodies a feeling of Italian-inspired lifestyles. It is a beautiful environment with a wide-open space to enhance your well-being, along with the luxury to access the great deals of world-class amenities.
We may use the extra time we have without the travel time and effort to go outside to focus on our passions and hobbies at home. Leverage our available resources to potentially focus on our development and to learn new things. Don’t let the situation hold you back from self-fulfillment and empowerment physically, emotionally, and mentally.
In times of uncertainty that forces us to radically adjust our way of living, we should build healthy habits and pursue hobbies at home that nurture our holistic development. We should rediscover old passions that we didn’t have time to pursue in the past. This is a time to be bold enough to conquer our fears and to experience leisure while acquiring new skills. It takes a lot of creativity, flexibility, and imagination to connect with our passions in a very personal way.
Explore these 5 hobbies at home:
Discover your skills in the kitchen of your luxury home.
1. Cook the bitterness away
Bitter about missing life before the pandemic? It is not a riddle to know that the stomach is the way to everyone’s heart. If the boredom eats you up, then cook something to fill you up. Bring small moments of sweetness into your day and try out the new recipe you saw while browsing the internet. Use this ample time not just to explore but to taste new dishes that you’ve always wanted to try. If you’ve spent the whole day watching your favorite Netflix show, this is an ideal way to have breakfast in bed at 3 PM in the afternoon or make a DIY dessert after to remain cool this summer in your huge spacious kitchen.
2. See the beauty in the eye of the key holder
In this period of stillness and isolation, our beautiful home has become our place for everything; a place to study, work, exercise, have fun, relax, and the same place for dealing and coping with stress. The pandemic made us realize things we cannot control, that is why redecorating our luxury homes is very popular nowadays for the reason that it gives people a sense of personal control. Whether it’s a simple cleaning out or decluttering, or repainting the interior colors to a simple yet stylish off-white, complemented with aesthetic decorations we can buy at AllHome, there is no better time than now.
Find artistic ways to feel accomplished and innovative in spicing up your space that will surely be Instagram-worthy! You will never know the true beauty of the outdoor hanging chair you’ve been dreaming about unless you actually try building it in your balcony upstairs; or better yet, place it on your breath-taking courtyard garden. Nevertheless, even the most subtle changes around your curated abode can emphasize the most elegant andhigh-quality living.
Explore your inner pianist talent and open the grand piano you have in your luxury home.
3. Listen to music that won’t make you sick
Research states that “music exerts a powerful influence on human beings. It can boost memory, build task endurance, lighten your mood, reduce anxiety and depression, stave off fatigue, improve your response to pain, and help you work out more effectively.” Having a musical instrument and exerting time and effort to take it up as a hobby is a smart release. Music offers you not just a boost in enthusiasm and creativity, but also an outlet to release negative emotions. Before you know it, you could become the next Spotify Star surpassing Bryan Adam’s “(Everything I Do) I Do It for You”. The possibilities are endless, as long as you do not disturb your neighbors.
4. Practice the hobbies for the art and soul
Paint your life more colorful by appreciating art and nurturing it as a hobby. Unleash that creative expression from your innermost feeling. Art is a hobby for everyone and it can be explored at any age. It is a perfect stress buster and a joy-fuelled pursuit. Focus your energy away from work into creating something beautiful and free. Despite being restricted to go outside, through art, you have the luxury to lose yourself in the world of pure imagination. Don’t pressure yourself by producing great artworks like the ones you’re following online. As long as you are pursuing arts in a meaningful way to express, relax, and feel good about yourself, there is nothing constraining about seeking out an artistic setting that is just for you and yourself alone.
Jumping in the trend for indoor planting may be your most productive hobby at your luxury home.
5. Grow greens to cure the blues
Growing plants and gardening are both very beneficial and productive hobbies. Plants don’t just make your home look ravishing, but they are also definitely good for the environment in more ways than one. The added benefit of gardening of course is its effects on your mind and body. It is a refreshing and engaging way to get in touch with nature. Home nurtured plants and flowers can be incorporated into your home in so many ways. They can be part of your healthy diet if you choose to grow edible plants, and they could be used as decorations in your home or garden too. It is with no doubt that they will really look nice in your grand lanai! For all these reasons and more, surely, growing greens would take away the growing dullness in your life this season.
Hobbies at home don’t require you to be good at them, as long as you enjoy doing them. In a setup where we sometimes lose our sense of time and the line separating work and life outside professional commitments, what bad does it do to set aside a small portion of our time for cultivating interests that will help us be a better person? Spend your moments with curated luxury in Vista Alabang’s masterplanned Italian-inspired communities that highlight your interests, offer you huge spaces, and grant you the finest avenues for all of these recreations. Experience luxury living at its most enduring experience in the enclaves that embrace the luxury house and lot developments of Portofino Heights, Portofino South, and Amore at Portofino.