Coliving x Lockdown – Learn something new

By Clara Duchêne Published 15/04/2020

When was the last time you did something new? This confinement may finally be the opportunity to embark on the development of a new skill, or the learning of some new knowledge. Did you know Shakespeare wrote King Lear during the Plague Quarantine?

Although super fun for some, you don’t necessarily need to commit to learning new factoids… How about learning something that helps boost your creativity, memory, and spirit. To master a new skill, you have to practice, practice, and practice again… That’s why sometimes we procrastinate and don’t really find the time to execute ourselves. If you don’t have the motivation, the best thing is to just force yourself and then stick with it. You can do this!

And fortunately, learning new things has never been easier! Within easy reach and mostly free of charge, many areas are accessible to the most curious among us.

#4 Learn something new!


Because sometimes you may need to deepen your knowledge in one area, or just be curious and want to discover new ones. You can access these platforms to quality Moocs (Massive Open Online Courses) or university courses from the best programs.

Even if studying is just a bad memory for you, getting into something new like entrepreneurship could require that step. You can never learn too much.

Learning platforms

Whether it’s to learn a new language, graphic design, Photoshop, or cooking… These platforms are the first step towards mastering your next talent!

Code & Webdesign

And for those who are more interested in digital skills such as coding or building a website, these websites will be more suitable:


Out of love, passion, professional obligation or to fully enjoy one’s travels, the interest in learning a new language is no longer debatable.

In addition, to improve your cognitive abilities, it may also be your future passport to new adventures! Good timing, you are in an international community here at Cohabs, and as you might already know, the best way to speak a language is to practice!

Don’t hesitate to contact a member of Cohabs via the app, and organize remote tandems. If you want to get some basics first or improve your grammar, we also offer you these platforms:

  • Babbel
  • Duolingo
  • Busuu


And if you don’t think you’ll find time in the massive learning of something new, you can at least try to put in your day, a time to rise knowledge, and creativity. Podcasts are very useful to reach that, here some good Podcasts channels we like to listen to at Cohabs.

Multitask option: Listen to a podcast when you’re doing something else, like cleaning, sports, painting… We’ll let you figure out what’s best for you.





Now that you’ve become a connoisseur in something new, exciting and awesome, watch out for our next post on- Getting your body moving!

About the author Hello! I’m Clara, I’m working on social media & community at Cohabs, and I’d like to share some tips with you. Hope you enjoy!