How To Cope With Self-Isolation

How To Cope With Self-Isolation


by Drew Johnson

| March 20th, 2020

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by Drew Johnson | March 20th, 2020

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As we are all experiencing these uncertain times; feelings of being trapped in isolation, along with constant news updates, are likely to promote anxiety and stress. It’s important that we can all remain positive and look after our mental health. Here are a few tips on how to cope with self-isolation… 

Have a digital detox.

With COVID-19 on every channel around the world, it’s hard to get away from all the panic. Rest your sanity and give yourself a well-earned break from the media. We suggest taking a long bubble bath, read a new book and have some 𝐘𝐎𝐔 time.

Facetime your loved ones.

Even though you may not live with the majority of your family, make sure to have regular contact with them through calls and facetime chats. This is the perfect way to catch up with your gran, see your dog’s new hair cut or play a prank on your friends.

Home workouts.

Who needs a gym when we live in a world with Joe Wicks. With his 10-minute home workouts, you’ll have that summer body before you know it. We suggest keeping yourself motivated by trying to stay in a routine, repeat this daily to maximise your efforts.

Click here to watch a 10-minute workout.

Host a party.

And obviously, we don’t mean at your house. If you are lucky enough to have a balcony, host a DJ set with all your neighbours. In Italy last week whilst under lockdown, songs broke out from rooftops, balconies and windows. Who said self-isolation can’t be fun, ey?

Click here to watch the full clip.

Master a new skill.

Spending time indoors might leave you feeling unproductive but now is the time to finally master that skill you’ve been meaning to get round to for months. Keep connected with tutorials online; master that recipe or try out a new make-up look. Of course, here at Beauty Works HQ, we’re obsessed with all things hair, so you’ll catch us working on our pin curls.

Need inspo? Watch how to recreate Molly-Mae’s signature bouncy curls here.

Click here to shop the Beauty Works x Molly-Mae Curl Kit and try it yourself!

Need support?

The world has been temporarily disrupted and it’s normal to feel a little more stressed or anxious. But we want to let you know that you’re not alone! We’re all in this together, so now more than ever we need to take care of ourselves and others both mentally and physically. For emotional support, you can call Mind’s infoline 0300 123 3393, email [email protected] , or go to the Mind website.

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