Staying Healthy When Quarantined at Home

Staying Healthy When Quarantined at Home

With so many areas of the world in lockdown, being quarantined at home is a chance to focus on areas of your life that need some improvement. Although there is a long list of things that you won’t be able to do, it is a good idea to focus on all of those things that you can still do. You can exercise, meditate, and drink plenty of water! But being in close proximity to your kitchen and store cupboards can be tempting. So using this time as a time to train your mind, exercise more, and be more mindful about what you eat; it can make a big difference. You have the perfect opportunity to be healthier and slow down your life a little, so make the most of it all.

Staying Healthy When Quarantined at Home

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Make a schedule

If you don’t plan things out, it can be easy to fall into old habits and ways of doing things. Plus, downtime can just mean eating, napping, or sitting looking at social media, which isn’t going to be the best use of your time. So plan out your days, and it will help to give you some structure. Not only will this help you to achieve your goals, but it will help you to stay focused and stay sane.

Plan your exercise

As well as planning your day and knowing what times you will exercise, it is important to plan out what kind of exercise you will do. Otherwise, you are likely to be demotivated, and could just skip it altogether. Plan out what you will do and then you know what to expect and know what you need to have ready (such as running shoes or a yoga mat).

Replace bad habits with good ones

We all have bad habits. For some people it is smoking twenty cigarettes a day. For others it is spending too long on social media, or eating their children’s leftover food. But if you want to get onto a path of wellbeing and being healthier, then you need to replace the bad habits with good ones. Quitting smoking is a good idea, especially with a health crisis going on. Vaping has been shown to help people quit, and it removes the toxic air, but still gives the nicotine fix. So for some, it could be a good starting point, using an online store like The Vape Mall to order it all in. But you need to think about what will be best for you and your situation. Find something to replace the bad habits, and you’ll be on your way to a healthier place.

Meal planning

As you can see, when you’re in quarantine and have more time on your hands, planning things out is key. Another area of your life that you should plan out is what you will be eating. Not only will it help you to reduce waste and use up what you have in your food storage, but you’ll be able to plan healthy meals around it. Eat well and it will help all aspects of your life.

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Author: Terri

My name is Terri and I live in an urban area in central Georgia, USA. I'm a mom to three kids, a dog, 2 cats, 2 parakeets, 2 lovebirds, and other small aquatic pets. My hobbies include photography, reading, binge-watching movies, crocheting, D.I.Y. projects of every kind, gardening, hiking, glamping, and camping. I love to travel and go sightseeing. My coffee pot is my lifeline.

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