What does it take to maintain a sound health routine during quarantine?
It’s recommended for a human body to get 2.5 hours of moderate or 1.5 hours of exercise daily every week to have a healthy routine but in quarantine, it is confused to maintain the health and fitness due to the closure of fitness centers, educational sectors, etc. Closing of the organization doesn’t mean the end of the fitness routines but there are many other several fitness ways to maintain the health during quarantine and to have proper sound ways.
The following are the tips to maintain healthy routines during the quarantine.
Keep spirits high in quarantine
No doubt, being in quarantine is frightening and terrible. But ones who study the infections from reliable sources as well as discuss the illness with other members of the house reduces anxiety. It’s good to maintain a regular routine and a positive attitude for the normal feeling in quarantine. By re-thinking the past difficult situations one can reassure themselves that they are strong enough to cope with the situations. Stay in touch with your social circle through telephones, emails or social media.
Exercise daily inside the home
Doing exercise to maintain your body and keeping sound health is important. Doing exercise daily helps to boost the immune system and makes you strong enough to cope with the quarantine situation. The exercise options within the home might include the videos on YouTube of exercises, dancing, floor exercises, watching DVDs regarding exercises, using home exercise equipment like stationary bicycles or walking in the backyard. For treating the anxiety, stress or depression regarding anything either it’s a quarantine depression or anything else doing exercise is a proven strategy.
Emotional Support Dogs for managing stress
Most of the people who used to suffer from a kind of illnesses like severe depressions of quarantine or anything else, phobias, PTSD, nervousness, and panic attacks, tension, usually found relief by having a company of an Emotional Support Dog especially when the use of prescription medicines failed or had opposing side effects. These emotional support dogs are actually not the service dogs and are not treated with deserved rights and privileges but instead, they have not given the permissions to go to the grocery stores, etc. like the other service dogs. Any kind of breed of the dog can be an Emotional Support Dog. You can adopt a dog and can qualify for ESA certification before or after the adoption. Before the companionship, one should analyze that rather managing that dog will be easy for you because the emotional support dogs are not the trained ones to perform errands for their owners. They are actually envisioned to provide comfort, ease, and support to their companions.
Engage yourself in activities
Staying in quarantine for a long-time duration is stressful, boring and conflicting. To cope with it one should start working from home, if conceivable to keep yourself engaged. Try to fulfill the needs of everyone possible for you to cater to the account. Start doing the pending tasks you were planning to do for so long and you were not able to because of the time constraints or heavy workloads. Start engaging yourself in creative activities to spent most of your time as quality time. Don’t rely on watching the news very much, it will make you exhausted. Invest your time in doing things that haven’t spent time on them before like to spend time in readings, sketching, crafting, board games, etc. Try to keep yourself more engaged and involved rather than to sit idly and keep on thinking about the isolation and the tough situations of quarantine.
It’s true that spending time in quarantine is difficult and hard to pass on but one should keep their daily routines normal and active as much as it is possible, to have a positive attitude. Don’t take quarantine as depression by taking it on to your nerves especially by continuously thinking about it, instead of it manage the quarantine as an opportunity to deal with your pending tasks and those things you usually don’t have time for. Take this time as an opportunity, take precautionary measures but go with the flow in doing something productive within the premises of the home.