Five lockdown life hacks you need to try

Five lockdown life hacks you need to try

These hacks are just what you need for life under lockdown. 

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The coronavirus pandemic has drastically changed the way we live. Our "new normal" involves wearing face masks when we need to leave the house, sanitising our hands constantly, and attending 101 virtual meetings a day. 

If you are looking for a few tips to help make your life under lockdown a little easier, then keep reading. 

Face mask hack

Masks have become a normal part of our everyday lives, and they won't be going away anytime soon. Finding a mask that fits your face perfectly has been a struggle for many. The last thing you want during a pandemic is an ill-fitting mask! Here's a tip on how to make your surgical masks fit better. 

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There's also a hack to stop your glasses from fogging up while wearing a mask!

Virtual meeting hacks

With many people still working from home, virtual meetings are here to stay. The downside of virtual meetings is that many people are not technology savvy. We have seen a woman expose herself while on the toilet during a Zoom meeting and people's half-dressed partners accidentally walking into the frame! If you don't want to be that person, then brush up on your virtual meeting etiquette.

Seal a bag of chips like a pro

Let's be honest, many of us have picked up a lot of weight during lockdown and we have constant snacking to blame for that! Most people's go-to lockdown snack is a packet of chips. If you want to know how to seal the packet, then check out this cool video that will keep your chips fresh for longer - unless you eat a big packet of chips in one sitting, and in that case you might want to avoid the scale during lockdown!

How to make your own hand sanitiser 

One of the things we can't leave the house without these days is hand sanitiser. If you are tired of buying expensive hand sanitiser, you can try making your own!

How to disinfect your packages, groceries 

Grocery shopping is one of the most nerve-racking things to do during COVID-19. While many people take precautions when they are out doing their shopping, many forget to disinfect their grocery bags when they get home. You should also consider disinfecting any packages you receive at home. While some might call it being overly cautious, many people are taking extra steps to keep their families safe.

The biggest hack of them all is to always remember to wash your hands! 

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