10 New Useful Skills To Learn During Lockdown. When life gives you lemon, then make lemonade. Although we have turned into prisoners in our own homes we can always look on the brighter side. The time we have in our hands can be used to learn new skills that can benefit us beyond lockdown.
Learn A New Course Online
Take this temporary leave to seek out free online courses to expand their knowledge and existing skillsets.Workers who undertake these courses will certainly benefit as business and HR leaders will value and recognize the proactivity to diversifying their skill sets during down time.
Learn A New Language
What better way to start thinking about all the holidays you’ll be able to take once this is over than by learning the language of the countries you visit. Also, it’s always useful to have on your CV and if working abroad has been on your mind, then get a head start by picking up the local lingo.
Learn To Cook
A skill that will need very little investment, improving your culinary prowess or starting from scratch with cooking is simple. There’s plenty of cookbooks to suit every palette, budget and diet. Other than spoiling your family with delicious meals, you can also make this a side hustle.
Learn To Paint Or Draw
Continuing with a creative outlet, art classes and online tutorials are in abundance, but can also be done off the cuff as long as you have a canvas and colours to work with. Once you are confident with your artistic skills, you can start making a living from it.
Avid photography fans or those new to the craft can pick up tips, polish existing skills and further your interest with an online photography class. After the lockdown, there will be many events from wedding shoots to graduation parties. You might get a few gigs from this talent.
Learn To Do Make Up
If the boredom is setting in and you’re missing your beauty appointments for a touch of TLC, try teaching yourself to master nail art. Check out Instagram where influencers regularly post tutorials and draw inspiration. The beauty industry is very lucrative.
Learn Arts and Crafts
If you’re budget and time conscious, then learning origami is an inexpensive and easy way to fill your time, while doing something productive. Knitting is also a simple skill that can be mastered while you relax on the sofa.