19 Aug 2021

Daily cheer: Social media content from lockdown day 2

6:30 pm on 19 August 2021

Take a look at of some of the best uplifting social media content from day two of lockdown.

The nation is just two days into the level four lockdown and understandably a lot of people are feeling anxious about the uncertainty of the current covid-19 situation.

However, not everything that comes with lockdown has to be all gloom and doom, for some it can provide some time to unwind, relax and be creative.

Due to this, we've decided to do a daily wrap of some of the humorous and uplifting social media content created during lockdown.

Now that mask wearing is mandated in supermarkets and other essential shops, some people might need a reminder of the correct way to wear their mask and who better to show you, than this good boy:

Working from home can come with a load of added pressure but it has become the norm for many over the past year.

People these days are equipped with strategies and habits to help them adjust to bringing the office into their house.

However, pets don't necessarily understand the concept of 'working from home'.

Nothing could prepare RNZ Pacific's Moera Tuilaepa Taylor for the peer pressure coming from these faces while she was working:

In lockdown a lot of people tend to have plenty of time on their hands. A common way of overcoming boredom is to try to pick up a new pastime. And who knows? It could even grow to be something bigger than a hobby.

From baking sourdough bread to making Tik Toks, lockdowns have somehow become synonymous with trying new things.

This person's picked up a new hobby in level four lockdown last year and by this time around it's clear to see it's grown into something of an obsession:

We live busy lives and if there's one positive thing about lockdown it's that a lot of people have more time to relax and unwind, even if it is just a few days.

This cat shows us how it is supposed to be done as the nation is temporarily condemned to living the life of a domesticated feline:

Finally, this haiku poem serves as a reminder as to why we are all making sacrifices in this uncertain time:

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