Coronavirus Quarantine - What to Do While Stuck Inside

We’re staying home. We’re self-isolating. We’re going stir-crazy, and it’s only a few weeks into this.

All-in-all, it’s a bad time. Not just in your community, in your state, or even in your country, but across the world. Hundreds of thousands of people are sick with Coronavirus across the globe. Those of us who aren’t showing symptoms or feeling sick are being encouraged to self-isolate to prevent further spreading.

Movie theaters are closed. Gyms are closed. Bars and restaurants are closed. Malls are closed. So what the in world are we supposed to do all day? Let us help. Here are suggestions to keep yourself busy.


Now is the time to catch up on all the tv shows and movies you’ve been wanting to see. Since movie theaters are closed, Universal has provided their newest movies as a digital rental for $19.99. These movies include, “The Invisible Man”, “The Hunt”, and “Emma”.

Next up, we have all those subscription services that usually seem overwhelming, however during these trying times, are a total life-savor. From Netflix to Disney Plus to HBO, here are our favorite shows and movies out right now:

Netflix Shows

  • Better Call Saul
  • Love is Blind
  • The Office
  • Lost in Space
  • Cheer
  • Stranger Things
  • The Crown
  • Black Mirror
  • The Good Place
  • Mad Men
  • Gilmore Girls

Disney Plus Shows

  • The Mandalorian
  • The Simpsons

HBO Shows

  • The Sopranos
  • Veep
  • The Wire
  • Westworld
  • Watchmen
  • Big Little Lies
  • Game of Thrones
  • Boardwalk Empire
  • Sharp Objects
  • Succession
  • Curb Your Enthusiasm

Netflix Movies

  • El Camino
  • Marriage Story
  • Zodiac
  • Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse
  • The Irishman
  • Step Brothers
  • Roma
  • Blue Valentine
  • Inglorious Basterds
  • Black Panther

Disney Movies

  • Free Solo
  • All Star Wars Movies
  • All Marvel Movies
  • Inside Out
  • Avatar
  • Wall-E
  • Miracle
  • Holes
  • The Sandlot
  • The Sound of Music

HBO Movies

  • Yesterday
  • Us
  • Ma
  • Robocop
  • The Favourite
  • Fast Five



Now is the time to put on your apron and get cooking while you’re self-quarantining. Try a new recipe with all this extra free time. Prioritize recipes that would use some of perishable items, ensuring they don’t go to waste. Cook in large batches and throw half of it in the freezer for a later date.

Here are some easy recipes to cook while self-isolated. Some of our favorites are:



Books can offer a source of comfort and relaxation, while filling your mind with new ideas and information. You can order a physical copy online, or even listen through Audible. Here are some of our favorite books right now:



Finally, take this time to relax and spend time with family (if they are self-isolating with you). This is an unprecedented time. We don’t have much control over what’s going on in the world, but we do have control over what we do. It’s time to self-isolate and slow this pandemic down.

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