If you have recently been diagnosed with an illness or suffered an injury that will keep you immobilised for a while, the recovery process ahead may feel like a long and lonely road. It doesn’t have to be, and while you do need to give your body adequate time to heal, it doesn’t mean your mind needs to stagnate.
The age of technology puts a whole world at your fingertips, whether you are stuck in bed or resting your injury propped up on the sofa.
There are many forums, social network groups and websites that can connect you with other people. Whether you are looking for people who are recovering from the same illness or you want to find people with the same interests as you, they are out there waiting for you.
Online games are available in just about every type you can think of; for example, you can join people and play classic board games. If you love casino games, you will find a huge choice of exciting options to make those long hours fly past.
Read the Classics
Load up your e-reader or tablet with some great books, if you don’t feel up to reading you can download audio books to listen to. If you loved a book you read at school, or you always wanted to read the classics, now is the time to do it. If you don’t know where to start, there are plenty of lists of the most popular book titles and classic novels available online.
The internet opens up a vast number of possibilities, so grab your laptop or smartphone and get online. Keeping your mind busy while you recover will help the time to fly, you will be back on your feet in no time.