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PETALING JAYA - As Malaysians are required to be indoors due to the movement control order (MCO), many have been keeping themselves busy by taking the time to just chill at home, exercise and improve their baking skills.
Wellness coach Gwen Lim has been exercising at her garden to maintain a healthy lifestyle.
"I have been doing simple exercises to stay healthy while also spending more time doing devotion to God," said the 39-year-old.
Jess Tan, too, has been using her free time at home practising yoga with her mother and aunt.
"My family does yoga by following them online via a video-based fitness training app," the property consultant said.
Tan, 41, said she also spent her time doing sketching.
"I also have a video live sketching lesson with my studio instructor," she said, adding that her mother and aunt read up on recipe books to make healthy soups.
For others, the two-week MCO is a time to just relax at home.
"I haven't been doing much really, just chilling at home watching television. I also help out with house chores," 25-year-old Jake Lee said.The bank employee said the "extra time" was a much-needed break from his busy routine.
Nur Syakira Abdullah has been spending time trying out new recipes.
"I have been baking and cooking dishes like murtabak maggi and Oreo chocolate cake for the past five days. It was really fun and I enjoyed it," the 23-year-old administrative officer said.
On Facebook, Lissie McLaren said she also took time to bake cookies and cakes, as well as read manga and watch anime.
For Ravendran Supramaniam, 45, he was busy working from home.
"I am on standby for meetings with the Health Ministry."
"I have been preparing for two meetings with the ministry for dialysis and intensive care unit equipment," the haemodialysis and critical care business associate director said.
Ravendran also used his spare time to read up on healthcare news and stay in touch with family members and friends via video calls.