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Status: Finished  |  Genre: Other  |  House: Booksie Classic

This is a story about an introvert and ambitious girl who prefers to live in her own world. Her name is Anya. This story tells how this lockdown has given her a new lease of life.

Her Life During the Lockdown

Before Lockdown:
Anya works as an Analyst in an MNC. Before being quarantined at home, she used to travel in a Mumbai local train for four hours to reach her workplace. She spent most of her spare time on social media along with watching videos on YouTube. Although Anya was enjoying her job, she always wanted to do something different to make her life more meaningful. 

As soon as the news of pandemic started spreading across the world, her company started preparing their employees to work from home. And finally, the day came when all the employees were asked to work remotely. Anya was happy and excited. She thought, finally the Universe listened to her prayers and provided her with a window of opportunities to break new ground. She decided to utilise the free time she will be getting while working from home.

During Lockdown:
The first activity she chose was Yoga. Yes, you read it right. Anya knew the physical as well as mental benefits of yoga, but she thought she is not flexible enough. However, this time she was determined to do it, therefore, tried every possible way to increase flexibility. Finally, on day 40, she did the Wheel pose perfectly.

The Gratitude Journal
Anya was procrastinating reading a book, which she had purchased recently. During the lockdown, she started reading the book and was inspired to know the ideas the author came up with to get out of depression. In the book,  one of the content was the "Certainty of Appreciation" according to that being grateful raises our vibration plus lead to a content life. Anya followed him, she accordingly started writing a gratitude journal. She wrote all the things she is thankful for then realised how lucky she is.

Motivational Video:
She was aware that we become the average of 5 people we spend our most time with, hence she began watching motivational videos of the great speakers like Oprah, Gaur Gopal Das, thus perceived her struggles and problems are nothing.

Other activities:
Besides performing Yoga poses along with carrying a positive attitude, she learned cooking skills at home. She is more active now than she was before. She enrolled herself in online etiquette courses too and understood its significance in enhancing her image.

In a situation where many people are feeling lonely and getting frustrated, Anya discovered creative ways to keep herself engaged in self-development activities to make her life more meaningful.

To be continued...


Submitted: May 31, 2020

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Iris Rain

A lovely and interesting story.

Sun, May 31st, 2020 6:13pm


Thank you so much.

Sun, May 31st, 2020 11:34am

Criss Sole

I looked up the wheel pose. Anya is very inspirational. I know many people who have been having a hard time. Hopefully some will be able to take advantage of the situation like Anya did.

Thu, June 11th, 2020 2:07pm


Yes, that’s the purpose of this story. Thanks!

Thu, June 11th, 2020 7:13am

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