Whether you are under forced quarantine, self-quarantine, or just practicing your social distancing, we’re sure that you are going a bit stir crazy right now. If you don’t have any outdoor areas to sit out on and get in some fresh air or vitamin D, it might feel as if the walls are closing in on you. Keep reading to see some of our wellness tips for staying sane during this time.
Pull Yourself Together
Get out of your pajamas and get ready for the day. You don’t have to put on a workwear outfit, but simply getting dressed, doing your hair, and even makeup if you wish to, will make you feel like less of a homebody. Opt for something cute, but super comfy to wear.
Gap Sleeveless Midi Dress, $69.95
Gap Boatneck Tank Top, $24.95
Get Lost In Books
People always complain about not having time to read. Now’s the time to do it! Brew up some iced tea, hot chocolate, a milkshake, whatever you fancy, and get lost in some juicy reading. Right now we’re into The Crazy Rich Asians trilogy, in anticipation of the second movie.
Crazy Rich Asians Trilogy, $24.97
Heavenly Tea Leaves Variety Pack, $25.99
If you miss seeing your friends, why not video chat with them to try and get in some human interaction? Pick a different friend each day to check in on and reconnect from the comfort of your own home.
Start Cooking More
Learn to cook or how to cook with your pantry staples. We even compiled a whole list of delicious pantry food recipes for you to try out already! It’s not only a fun activity, but you’ll learn something and have something tasty to eat.
Get in touch with your feelings or write to just document this time that you have to yourself. Many find journaling to be quite therapeutic. Even if you just do it 10-15 minutes a day, you may find some benefit to it.
Studio Oh! Journal, $13.99
Be Sure to Workout
Search through YouTube and you’ll find lots of home workouts you can do with limited space. With a quick search, we found everything from pregnancy yoga and HIIT to no-equipment cardio and sculpting.