As self-isolation and social distancing become more of a norm, it can feel a bit overwhelming for many. Fortunately, we live in the digital age and we have a plethora of apps to choose from to helps us be more comfortable with our current situations. There are apps to help you stay organized, keep you in shape, and apps to keep you entertained. Here are just a few select apps to help you self-isolate more comfortably.
Staying active doesn’t have to require a lot of space or fancy gym equipment. Whatever your parameters, Freeletics is here to help you reach you goals through its unique app that includes HIIT fitness, AI coaching, mindfulness, and nutrition. All you need is 6×6 space and 20min so instead of Netflix try the “Netflix of Fitness”.
Whether you are working from home or looking to do a little cleaning up on piles of paperwork at home, Adobe Document Cloud offers a suite of tools to help you declutter and keep yourself organized. Adobe Scan is can easily capture and convert documents, forms, business cards, and whiteboards into high-quality Adobe PDFs. No longer do you need to keep piles of paper on your desk or stuff your wallet with receipts. The free mobile app works on your mobile device, scans documents into PDFs, and automatically recognizes text.
As employees are now working from home and handling all sensitive information online, it has become even more important to ensure every individual’s digital safety. In order to keep personal data secure from hackers, consumers should use a virtual private network (VPN), keep all software up to date and be sure they are utilizing comprehensive security solutions such as McAfee LiveSafe, for desktop computers, mobile phones, and tablets.
As many small businesses are under financial pressure due to social isolation, consumers are looking for creative ways to support their favorite local operations. In support of this initiative, Kiva is offering financial relief for small businesses during this uncertain time. These companies can apply for loans on Kiva.org, and lenders show their support by making 0% interest loans to rising entrepreneurs.
With today’s circumstances, Kiva is expanding its offerings and accessibility: effective immediately, Kiva is opening up the platform for more U.S. businesses to receive loans from the community. They will also have access to larger loans (maximum loan will increase from $10,000 to $15,000) and a longer grace period – new borrowers may access a grace period of up to 6 months for greater financial flexibility.