It’s been close to a month since India went into a state of lockdown, and even longer since the rest of the world began to slow down due to the coronavirus pandemic. During this time, essential workers have found themselves working harder and faster than ever before, and others have been lucky enough to have a rare opportunity on their hands: the chance to use their time away from the outside world to reconnect with themselves, their families, and the activities they love most. In the midst of this phase of self-isolation, are you indulging in self-care, catching up on your reading list, or finally giving your space the makeover you always wanted to? We already the know answer, thanks to your zodiac sign.
Your zodiac sign’s quarantine activity: Paying attention to your health
With the nationwide lockdown getting extended each fortnight, there’s a chance you may miss the summer of 2020, Aries. But that’s not going to stop you from getting fitter, stronger and faster than ever before. Yes, that means back-to-back Zumba, pole dancing and yoga sessions via online tutorials, but it also means long, soothing hours of meditation, and the peace of mind to be able to plan yummy (and healthy!) meals for yourself.
Your zodiac sign’s quarantine activity: Cooking up a storm
Everyone knows that the way to a Taurean’s heart is through their stomach. Your zodiac sign is known not just for enjoying food, but for truly celebrating it, and few can compete with your skills in the kitchen. For you, this time away from the world has brought a chance to take your culinary mastery to the next level. From Dalgona coffee to Nutella-laced banana bread, you’ve been treating your quarantine crew to some delicious treats.
Your zodiac sign’s quarantine activity: Hosting themed Zoom parties
Few zodiac signs are as social as you, Gemini, so it comes as no surprise that being quarantined has been a tad tougher for you than most. While some days you just want to curl up in bed with a book (you are, after all, a dual personality), most days, you just want to have a blast with the people you miss most. From sangria nights to poker parties, you’ve been hosting a bunch of unmissable online celebrations over the past month.
Your zodiac sign’s quarantine activity: Binge-watching old movies online
Your friends may grumble about having to shut themselves off from the outer world, but you’re not really complaining about the lockdown are you, Cancer? As a water sign, you love watching movies that stir up your emotions, and this period of self-isolation has given you the time to deep dive into a world of heart-warming OTT content. From high school romances to foreign films about star-crossed lovers, you’ve been enjoying them all with generous servings of popcorn. Need more to choose from? Here are some of our favourite romantic comedies.
Your zodiac sign’s quarantine activity: Indulging in the ultimate self-care routine
There’s no love like self-love, and Leo knows it. Pampering yourself has always been a favourite pastime of yours, and now, you have more time than ever before to try all the home remedies and recipes you’ve seen on the internet. From rice water hair treatments to multani mitti face masks (Alia Bhatt’s a fan too!) and freshly made coffee skin scrubs, your self-care schedule has a designated day and time for every at-home indulgence.
Your zodiac sign’s quarantine activity: Kickstarting initiatives to help those in need
You’re not just a perfectionist, Virgo, you’re also known to be very compassionate. As an earth sign, you can easily be described as an “old soul” and your incredible organisation skills are likely to come in use during the lockdown in setting up and executing different plans that help those who may not have access to as many amenities as you. You’ve got the time and you know how to use it well! The size of the project doesn’t matter, what everyone will remember on the other side of COVID-19 is how you made the experience of living through a pandemic easier for so many.
Your zodiac sign’s quarantine activity: Re-doing your entire home
Governed by Venus, your zodiac sign can’t get enough of good aesthetics. You may not be able to leave your apartment, but when has that stopped you from doing anything, Libra? Being quarantined in one spot will soon have you feeling bored, and you’re likely to start rearranging your furniture to give your home a mini makeover. Maybe it’s finally time to pop open that can of paint you bought over a year ago.
Your zodiac sign’s quarantine activity: Diving into the world of online dating
You truly value your time away from the crowd, Scorpio, but human interaction is something you just can’t do without beyond a point. Your romantic, seductive nature demands affection. If you’re currently quarantined with your SO, all this alone time has given you the opportunity to get to know each other on a deeper level, and for single Scorpios, the lockdown has brought the chance to explore new relationships in a fresh way. If you’ve watched Netflix’s Love Is Blind, you may be ready to try the experiment of connecting with a stranger, sight unseen, IRL. Take some tips here.
Your zodiac sign’s quarantine activity: Exploring the world virtually
Putting a Sagittarius in a house with no outside interaction isn’t ideal, but your positive outlook on life is bound to help you cope with the feeling of being caged. How do you get your fix of the outdoors while self-isolating? By travelling the world virtually, of course! Travel shows and books are your jam right now, and we wouldn’t be surprised if you’ve been spending hours surfing the internet for interesting holiday destinations you can check out post lockdown.
Your zodiac sign’s quarantine activity: Taking on free online courses
You’re a hardworking, practical personality, Capricorn, and you always manage to find productive uses of your free time. When you’re not busy hosting Zoom meetings with your colleagues, you can be expected to be glued to your laptop, breezing through multiple online courses at a superhuman speed. Leadership training, creative writing, Japanese scriptures, photography basics… you’re ambitious enough to give them all a shot.
Your zodiac sign’s quarantine activity: Working through your extensive book list
As one of the most intellectual signs of the zodiac, you are bound to have an enviable library at home, Aquarius, and the collection never ends. While you may have already re-read your favourite classics in the past month, the future weeks may see you exploring new genres that you’ve never had time to before. All you need is your trusty Kindle, a piping hot cup of coffee, and a blanket.
Your zodiac sign’s quarantine activity: Developing your artistic skills
The best part about being cut off from the rest of the world? You finally get to hear your own thoughts, Pisces. Your mystical nature has you living in a world of your own anyway, and some alone time further helps you channel your inner creativity in new ways. There’s a good chance that your guest room has already been converted into a makeshift quarantine studio, which is quickly filling up with charcoal sketches, watercolour paintings or beautifully sculpted clay bowls. Not a bad way to document how you spent your time in self-isolation.
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