The new normal of staying home can actually be used to your advantage. This can actually be a time to reduce stress in these high anxiety times. You can reset your hardwired messages of the best ways to spend your time and money. Here are a few ways to reset during this time.
Use what you already have
Now that you staying home, use this as an opportunity to use what you have instead of buying anything new. This can apply to food, clothing, crafting supplies – anything that you have said that you would use later.
This is an opportunity to use the food in your pantry and find a new recipe to give it a new twist. Go through the clothes in your closet and see if you can make new outfit combinations to sport once you are able to go out again. By doing this you’ll get the chance to experience something new from something old.
Get social from a distance
Just because you are socially distancing, doesn’t mean that you can no longer be social. However, it will take a bit more effort than it has in the past.
Use this time to think outside the box and get creative. Plan virtual happy hours with friends or organize a Netflix watch party to watch the same movie with your friends. These activities can continue even after social distancing is over. This is a perfect opportunity to reach out to friends who may have moved away or with who you are no longer as close. Rekindling old relationships can be one of the biggest perks of being home.
Revitalize your workouts
Now that the gym is closed, how else can you work out? You may not have been the type to do online workouts before, but now is the perfect time to try them. In addition to online HIIT, yoga, or spin classes, you can also take this as a time to go for runs or walks around your neighborhood. If you don’t have any equipment at home, this is also a great time to work on body-weight exercises to keep fit.
Many of your expenses may have gone down during social distancing. This is a great time to prioritize what it important to you and spend intentionally going forward. Think twice before blindly online shopping and think about the spending that actually makes you happy.
We cannot control everything that is going on right now, but we can control our reaction to it. Valet Maids is a Dallas maid service that checks cleaning off your to-do list. Book online or give us a call at 214-438-4804.