Sunday, 22 June 2014

11 Positive things about Power Cuts

There are no two ways about the fact that Power Cuts in this scorching hot weather are immensely annoying to say the least. We never really stop abusing the government for those, do we?

But let's have a look at the positive aspects of Power Cuts, and see how we can find some good in times of bad, really bad, and really long Power Cuts.

1. Family Time

Power Cut? Let's leave our fancy gadgets and talk to our family for a while, instead. It will not only make you and your family happy but will also give a sense of relief during long power cuts!

2. Visit Friends and Relatives

Those friends and relatives that have been nagging you for a while now to visit them- this is the time to visit them! Cause you know why- there's electricity in their area! Yayy! Reason enough! And the bonus is that they'll be happy you took out time.

3. Play Games

Playing games is a great distraction during power cuts! If you are a bunch of people, you could play Dumb Charades or simple shadow games are fun too, and best enjoyed only during long power cuts!

4. Meditation

In our oh-so-busy everyday lives, we barely get anytime at all to cater to our inner peace! Give your mind, body and soul some rest and meditate your way to mental peace during a power cut, when there's pin drop silence at your home.

5. Scare People

If you are that person who loves to pull a prank on their friends, then long power cuts are a bliss for you. Scare your family and friends all you want.

6. Sweat it out

Since it's so hot anyway, and you are going to sweat a lot, why not exercise a bit during power cuts and make the most of them by sweating it out. Clear your body of the unwanted toxins and take a step closer to fitness.

7. Keep your Boss Happy

Clock in extra time at your workplace so that you can enjoy the impeccable air conditioning. As a bonus, keep your boss happy as he feels you are being extra dedicated towards your work.

8. Listen to Songs

Listening to our favorite tracks is one of the simplest joys of life, that we don't usually get time for, otherwise.
Utilize the time during power cut to tune in to your all time favorite tracks and get lost in melodious harmony.

9. Take that Nap!

In the hustle bustle of our lives, we do get exhausted. Take a nap during power cut. It will not only help you get through the power cut, ut will also give you much needed rest.

10. Go Out

Cooking at home is anyway such a pain during power cuts! Go out for lunch/dinner with friends or family. Or go and enjoy a good movie with them. This will not only help you sustain the power cut in your area but will also give you some time out to socialize.

11. Make New Friends

Power Cut in your area?? Lot of people will come out in their balconies and ask you a question or two. Use this opportunity to make new friends in your vicinity. Bond over your mutual miseries.

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