Making time for self-care is important for your overall health. From watching the news every hour to scrolling social media a little too much, it’s easy to get lost in the noise of what’s going on around us. And you’re not alone in this. If you’ve found yourself in an extended state of self-quarantine, there are some simple steps you can take to protect your mental health, in addition to your physical health. What is a quarantine? A quarantine is a period of time where someone stays at home. It’s the next step in physical distancing to “flatten the curve,” or slow the rate of infection. Isolation – different from quarantine – is when someone who is waiting to be tested for COVID-19, waiting for their test results or has tested positive is secluded to prevent them from spreading the virus to others.
It’s ok to be fluid! Alright alright alright! It’s wonderful to set goals and plan but it’s ok to fluid and go with the flow too. It just depends on how you are. I’ve always been more ok I’m doing this oh! No I’m gonna go do that now, just depending on what’s happening or what’s come up. Raising a child with autism has made me have to be that way and I’ve kind of always felt like that’s not good to be that way no I need to plan it all out and follow it perfectly but that’s not me. And that’s ok. Feeling good about myself or you feeling good about yourself is what’s gonna lead to better productivity anyway and help you enjoy life more! So yes, set goals, make a plan, then allow yourself to work through that your way. You’ll actually get more done.
If you have a dream in your heart to create something great or build something great, whether for yourself, your family or because it’s just in you, you can do it! No matter where you come from or what you been through, you can overcome and accomplish anything! Read these awesome rags to riches stories HERE.
We’ve all been there. I actually just came out of what was like a two year funk! I thought my drive and creativity would never return. In my case, I was going through something really hard personally but many things can contribute to a funk. One thing I knew to do was hang in there. Sometimes you’re in the kind of funk that requires a major change but in my case I knew I should just hold steady because I still loved the idea of what I do. Read this great article from The Daily Muse HERE on tips to help you get out of a funk.