Free Things to do in Quarantine

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Free Things to do in Quarantine

With so many people now under stay-at-home orders, cabin fever sets in and stress can increase. Thankfully, many companies are offering free resources that can keep your body and mind busy so you’ll feel productive and have fun.


Now is the time to improve your health and boost your immune system. You don’t need a fancy workout or gym equipment to get some exercise. Remember to stretch beforehand to avoid strains and injury. Check out these links to free or free trial workout sessions:–active-and-motivated/s/58589a13-882e-4336-b122-5437fcbd32cb

Learn a new skill:

This is the best time to learn how to play that guitar that has been sitting in the closet all these years. Fender is offering three months of free guitar lessons.

Learn a new language:

Want to learn a new language? Take advantage of free learning online. This will not only set you above the competition when applying to different jobs, but it is also a handy skill to have when traveling.



Learn how to cook:

This may possibly the most important skill to have; without knowing this skill, you will be surviving off of takeout. What would you do with all the money you could have saved if you didn’t eat takeout? You could go on a vacation or save for a house. During quarantine, celeb chefs are teaching free online cooking classes.

Since quarantine; LeMilk Street Cooking School is currently offering free courses to April 30th, for those who want to learn how to improve their cooking or those who don’t know how to begin.

Take Classes:

During the free time, you have I recommend taking free classes; this is the best time to expand your knowledge. Explore different career fields, and for those going to college or wanting to enroll, taking free classes is the best way to see if the career field is right for you. That way you don’t have to pay out of pocket and later change your major, having wasted the money.

Clean your house:

         I know this doesn’t sound like something people will be jumping up and down to do, but being home is the perfect time to get to those chores you’ve have been putting off. This could range anywhere from basic weekly cleaning (bathroom, vacuum, cleaning fridge), deep cleaning (getting rid of clothes you don’t use, cleaning the oven). You don’t have to waste your day away, try to stay productive and this will boost your mood. Youtube will provide inspiration for more effective methods of getting the job done.


Start a business:

         Heads up! Next, week, I’ll share several great part-time businesses that you can start now. Again… if you’ve been wanting to start a side hustle, now is the time! My other company, UpMyInfluence is offering a free online business makeover system at

Read a book:

         One way to relax is reading a book. Although you may be binging on Netflix series, now is the perfect time to read that book that’s been on your shelf – or reserve a digital book through your library on the Libby or Hoopla app. Try to challenge yourself and see how many books you could read by the end of the quarantine.

Written by Josh Elledge - CEO, UpMyInfluence

Josh Elledge is U.S. Navy veteran and launched UpMyInfluence to help entrepreneurs like himself attract the perfect audiences and grow their authority and influence. While growing their better-than-PR agency, UpMyInfluence discovered that building 7-figure B2B Sales Systems (with zero paid advertising) for agencies, consultants, coaches, and other high-ticket B2B service providers is actually what they do better than anyone else on the planet.

UpMyInfluence was the natural outgrowth of his first startup, which has grossed more than $6 million in sales with zero paid ads. He did it all through building authority and serving audiences in the media.

Josh is a weekly TV consumer expert in Orlando, writes a syndicated newspaper column to 1.1 million readers, and regularly appears on more than 75 TV stations across the country. All told, Josh has appeared in the media more than 2500 times.

Josh loves living in Orlando, FL with his wife and three children.


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