Brighter  & Lighter side of being on H4

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H4 wives who are not eligible to work often get depressed sitting at home far away from loved ones . It would be a tough decision for them  to leave their high paid jobs and join their husbands on dependent visa. Loneliness  and no work leads to frustration and depression.

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There  are many options for ladies to stay busy n focused.  I tried my best to list out most of the options usually followed by ladies.Few of the options are :

  •  Do some Certification course which will give weight age to your resume.
  • Pursue Masters , there are many universities offering masters programs with scholarship .
  • Take up Online course of your choice like photography ,baking etc
  •  Look out for some voluntary programs like helping elders, voluntary service in temple, preparing food as prasad, help in cleaning the temple premises, take up administrative work at temple.
  •  Join the local community and be a volunteer in organizing cultural programs.
  •  Sign up with local Library and get some interesting stuff to read .
  • Register for free courses available at the library n other places of interest.
  • Volunteer in kids School programme .
  • Join the book reading club at the library .
  • Start up a  welcome group  in your community n organize WELCOME getogethers for new members in the group . This helps in more interaction between members n help the new members learn more about the place.
  • Build up a good friend circle of all H4 ladies, share your interests passions with each other .
  • Arrange potlucks once in a while with your friends n family.
  •  Arrange dances for kids duringspecial events organized by your society.
  • Arrange play dates with other children at one another home. This way kids have fun time at different places , moms have there gossip sessions .
  • If you donot know driving then enroll in driving class , so that you can become independent
  • Have fun shopping for home , for yourself .
  • Enjoy watching movies of your choice, movies you missed last time due to your hectic schedule. Family time with movies .
  •  Brush up your cookery skills, become a Masterchef in it by trying out various cuisines,preparing healthy n taste food for your family.
  • Join some music classes, yoga classes , gym .
  • Start Blogging . Identify your passions n interests and start blogging about it . 
  • Join Facebook community n Arrange for regular meetups.. Fun way to meet people around .
  • Organize your sweet home in your style.
  • Cooking for others , for getogethers n social gatherings
  • Enjoy your ‘me ‘ time, analyse yourself, your strengths etc.
  • Spend some Quality time with family, family outings, vacations etc.
  • Do some interesting Do It Yourself Arts n crafts

 

Hmmm.. I know these cannot compensate being 

‘ on H1 tag ‘

‘ independent’

‘ working status ‘ 

But till the time you get your H1 tag,  enjoy the brighter n lighter side of H 4 . Enjoy have fun Ladies 

 

 

 

 

And for all those H4 ladies who got EAD recently ALL THE BEST 👍

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