It’s the first weekend since we were told to practice social distancing and to self-isolate during the battle against Covid-19. Whilst we can all appreciate a duvet day, officially being restricted to leaving the house can easily lead to us going a bit stir crazy, especially if you’ve been cooped up inside working from home all week too.
However, this doesn’t mean we have to cancel our weekend plans and it’s a great time to focus on self-care and shorten your to-do list. So why not beat the boredom with our 6 top tips of things to do during self-isolation and you might even forget the C-word for a moment.
1. Have a pamper day
Self-care is important for your mental health, but we often end putting it to the bottom of the list to prioritise work and socialising. Enjoy some you-time with a face mask and bubble bath and settle down with that book that you’ve been meaning to read.
2. Learn a new skill
Is there something you’ve always wanted to do but just haven’t had the time to do so? Learn a language on Duo Lingo or pick up that instrument that’s been collecting dust in the corner and show off your new skills to your friends and colleagues once you’re out of self-isolation.
3. Catch up with your friends and family
Social connections are important for our mental health so why not set up a group videocall for a virtual meetup with your friends or family. With a face to face catch up and a cup of tea in hand, it might not be the real thing but it comes close.