I woke up feeling a little off this morning. As I got ready for work, the feeling grew more intense. Within a span of 10 minutes, I could nearly get out of bed. I am guessing that I ate something bad and I paid the price. Luckily, by late afternoon, is was feeling better.
A sick day is an ideal see at to relax and do nothing except feel better. Unfortunately, I am good at laying around, but not good at relaxing. I need to be working on something. Typically, reading, studying, programming or researching a project. This is where Udemy enters the picture for me. Udemy has a ton of classes available, and seems to run regular sales. An on sale class, is typically between $10-15. Most of the courses on Udemy are recorded sessions that are broken into small bite size chunks.
Today I spent my time learning how to use MatLab. i found that by doing a class, I could let myself feel better physically, while at the same time feeding my mind. Because the sessions were so small 5-10 mi Utes each, I could take frequent breaks. Although I did not finish the course today, I believe I can get it done this weekend.
I really think Udemy (or similar online courses) are ideal for sick day productivity.