Cabin fever is already setting in with self-isolation and social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic. Whether you have temporarily shut down your business or working from home for the foreseeable future, our daily lives look vastly different than what they were two weeks ago. The unfortunate truth is that nobody knows for how long the effects of coronavirus will last, but we must make the most of this time. The good part is that we are subconsciously building some good habits from the pandemic, which we must follow life long.
Washing or Sanitising Hands
You read and heard so much about the importance of washing hands that you have now subconsciously inculcated a habit. But if you can practice this for the rest of your life, you will be keeping off a plethora of germs from affecting your health. Coronavirus Prevention: How to Keep Your Hands Germ-Free? The Best Way to Wash Your Hands to Protect Yourself from COVID-19.
Keeping the Kitchen Well-Stocked
With all the lockdown, you must have learnt to stock up your kitchen and make eating simple, healthy meals much more comfortable. When life gets back to normal, and when you must run errands, the staples of quick breakfast on hand is going to be your saving grace.
Learning How to Meal Prep
A lot of people whose eating habits have been sporadic and inconsistent, have started preparing meals. Meal preparation can allow you to plan healthy meals saving your energy, time and money, even in the future. 20 Life-Changing Cooking Resolutions to Ensure You Always Eat Healthy In 2020!
Making Sleep a Priority
When we are staying at home, we cannot complain that we are not getting enough sleep. Most of us are sleep deprived every day, so when you nap for seven to eight hours every night, you improve your overall health. How Much Sleep Does Your Body Need Each Day Depending on Your Age.
You must not have got out of your pyjamas during the lockdown but combining comfort with style can make a big difference even when you are stepping out. Wearing comfortable clothes versus trying to fit into clothes can go a long way in building your body confidence.
In the end, we are all doing what brings us joy. So even when the world goes back to normal, curl up on the couch with Netflix, or make a home-cooked meal for yourself on the weekends.