How to keep your mind active in a crisis

By March 20, 2020 No Comments

Currently, around the world, millions of young people are advised to stay in their homes in order to halt the spread of COVID-19. It can be easy to slip into bad habits and stay in bed all day watching Netflix. However, personal development should never stop! To keep your mind active during this time of crisis, we have compiled a list of 5 ways you can keep developing yourself personally.

1. Harvard University


World-famous Harvard University has released more than 100 courses completely free on their website. These courses are in diverse fields, from business to humanities and science, with different duration and length. You can complete all the courses at your own pace.

2. Mindvalley


Created by an AIESEC alumnus, Mindvalley is one of the biggest companies focusing on personal development. The free courses they provide include meditation, yoga, public speaking, personal discovery, etc.


3. Coursera


Coursera is an online platform that offers many different courses, for different levels of knowledge, many of which are free. Fields include humanities, business, computer science, personal development, health, language learning, and others.


4. Duolingo


Even if you can’t make travel plans in the near future, you can still start learning a new language. Duolingo is a useful app that allows you to learn the basics of a language very fast. With Duolingo, you can learn a variety of languages, from Spanish and French to Japanese and Arabic.


Do you have any other ideas on how to keep yourself active and learning virtually? Let us know in the comments!