Useful Tips for staying productive during lockdown and earn some income

Published: 19th May 2020 02:23 PM  |   Last Updated: 20th May 2020 05:23 PM   |  A+A-

Due to the current situation in the world, many companies are still recommending that their employees stay at home. However, it's getting harder and harder to stay effective every day. Plenty of people fantasize about working from the comfort of their own home, foregoing their commute in favor of more sleep, family or exercise time. But working remotely is a double-edge sword — sure, you get to stay home, but it can be harder to focus on actually working. Whether it’s a pile of laundry that suddenly looks more appealing than your bosses’ to-do list, or a quick three-hour binge of that one Netflix show you’ve been dying to watch, staying productive at home can take a little extra effort. Plus, the isolation can quickly become a downer for those used to socializing at work. Don’t fret; we are here to suggest some use fill tips that will keep productive during this lockdown.

1. Take breaks and stay up to date

We know working from home can sometimes be very tedious, especially when you are doing con calls all day. We suggest breaking your day into parts by taking short breaks. Just set a timer for the same amount of time so that you don't forget to take them. During your breaks, you can do 10 minute workouts, meditate, yoga or maybe even check up on the current affairs and check how the trade markets are fairing up.

2. Make a list of goals

Maintaining the right level of motivation is much easier when you know what you are working towards. It could be a short-term goal, like buying your weekly groceries online, or a long-term one, like planning your expenses and investments. Break each of them into stages and it will be easier to track your progress.

If the goal is a material object, you could try earning additional sources of income like picking up a free lance job online or investments through online trading.

3. Learn something new

Learning something new is can seem like a daunting task at times and most of us complaint that we can’t do it because of the lack of free time. Fortunately, one of the positive aspects of this lock down is that all of us have the extra time we’ve been cribbing for. With practically everything available online, we can do anything from learning to play a musical instrument, cooking, life hack or even online courses that can add that extra mileage to your resume.

Another thing you can focus on is to learn online trading. Why trading? Because with the cost of living spiraling and a recession looming, you cannot depend on your regular income to meet monthly expenses anymore. Today, there are several sources for one to generate additional income from, including online trading. One such source is Binomo, a trading platform where you can earn on the gains or falls in currency exchange rates, stock prices and indices, commodities, and other assets.

4. Evoke emotions

In ordinary life, you experience a wide range of emotions: you cheer for your favorite team, you enjoy going out with friends, and you stress about traffic jams on the way to work. Most likely, you're not experiencing these same emotions anymore, just like lots of other people. But there is another way to experience those emotions.

The Binomo trading platform can offer a solution in the form of tournaments. So how does it work? Registering on is totally free and pretty simple. You can sign up through your Facebook or Google account or register through your email id. The platform gives you the option to trade in US dollars, Euros or in Indian Rupees. You will compete with other traders for big prizes. Free tournaments are held every day. Just sign up on the site and take part in one of them!

Binomo helps you to learn and improve your skills while trading. Apart from a helpful FAQ section, there are video tutorials on 'How to trade' on the Binomo mobile application. You can also watch tutorials and learn about advantageous offers for traders, how to add funds to the platform from any bank or how to make a withdrawal/ deposit on the platform.

Worried you may run into an issue or need a helping hand? They have an efficient and highly professional client support staff. For starters, you can send a message anytime via chat and get feedback right away! Binomo is present on social networks like YouTube, Facebook and Instagram. Present in 133 countries globally, Binomo is certified by the CROFR (Certification Rules of obtaining the FMRRC Certificate) and all the risks of its clients are insured in accordance with the current laws, which makes it one of the safest brokers in the world.

However, just with any trading or investment, Binomo also certain risks associated with it. You may suffer serious financial loss, or completely lose the funds in your guaranteed trading account depending on your usage. Therefore, it is strongly advised seek advice from an independent financial advisor before trading on the app.

We hope that these simple tips will help you stay productive in any environment. Stay Safe, Stay home.!

Disclaimer: This is a promotional article. The New Indian Express does not take any editorial responsibility for it.

Stay up to date on all the latest Marketing news with The New Indian Express App. Download now


Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp