7 websites to make your lockdown work day more bearable


Take a five-minute break from back-to-back Zoom meetings and let the internet soothe you with its inventive brilliance.

Kittens fix everything and you can watch them 24/7 on this livestream from Kitten Rescue in Los Angeles.

Bored with your lockdown office view? This site magically transports you to different windows all around the world. Your credit card reconciliation might be a lot more fun when done in São Paulo.

Need some local sounds to match that new window view? This site lets you spin the globe and tune into radio stations playing in any city in the world, right now.

If your current office acoustics involve multiple children screaming, jump onto this site and create your own soothing mix of sounds  to drown it all out and help you focus.

When it all gets a little too much, but you don’t want to disturb the neighbours, send your sentiments into the void and let someone else do the screaming for you.

If you’re struggling with motivation in lockdown, jump onto this fun site which gamifies your to-do list. You’ll love completing tasks to get little avatar-you more rewards.

Take a ride in this digital time machine to see what your favourite website (no, we don’t mean mq.edu.au; your other favourite website!) looked like five, ten or twenty years ago.





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    1. “Every day, say no to that fourth hour on Zoom”

      “Negotiate on every senseless deadline”

      “Ask your doctor to give you some time off”

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