Diwali, like any other festival, is an occasion to bond with family, make joyful memories and feel thankful for what we have. Diwali is traditionally spent with family, visiting friends and acquaintances to exchange gifts and eat copious amounts of food. This is the day to share your joy with your near and dear ones.
However, if you’re away from home this Diwali, there’s no need to fret. There are still plenty of things you can do to have a happy Diwali.
Let fairy lights do the Magic
What better way to celebrate the festival of lights than with some fairy lights? It’s the perfect way to give your room or apartment ready for Diwali – and a perfectly economical one too. It will not just brighten up your room but your mood as well. Your perfectly lit room will definitely make you feel home.
Dress up well to cheer up your mood and to feel good. Only you can make yourself feel better.
Gather around with friends
Your friends are family to you when you are away from home. Call them home or hang out with them to feel good.
Make your favourites Mithai
Make use of your internet and search for the recipe of your favourite mithai and prepare it at home. You will surely realise how special it feels and how good it tastes. Home-made food is the best food.
Decorate your room/house with Diyas
You can decorate your house with Diyas and other decorative materials. After all, Diwali is all about lights, happiness and to glam up your mood.
Do something Unusual
If you are away from home and nothing feels good especially things related to Diwali then do something different. Make the best use of your festive holiday by going shopping, watching a movie etc. Follow it up with a nice meal outside, This is will make you feel good and lively.
Call your family
Though you may not be present around your family and loved ones physically. You can always feel like home by having a video call with them. You can FaceTime with them and enjoy every moment.
Share the festive joy
Spend Diwali with those less fortunate. Nothing will bring you more joy than helping spread a smile on someone’s face. You can spend time with the underprivileged children in your area and donate sweets, clothes and spread smiles. This might not be a very simple thing to do but you can always try.