Here are a few simple tips/reminders to help keep you motivated, productive and most importantly positive during this time!
- Focus on the positives
It is almost impossible to know exactly what the future looks like!
Try not to obsess over things; What will happen next?When am I going to meet my friends? How long am I going to be trapped in the house? When will this all end?
Instead try to focus your mind on more positive things. For example, despite thinking all the negatives think about what you want instead of thinking what you don’t want. Even in the darkest of times, we must try to find a flicker of light at the end of the tunnel.
Make a list
Make a list of special things that you want to achieve in the next one year. It will work as a source of inspiration in your life by working as a confidence booster during your low-time.
Practice yoga and meditation
Practicing yoga can help us remain fit while staying at home. You may practice breathing exercises and learn several stretching exercises Meditation is a perfect way to help your mind concentrate and focus. You can learn about several types of meditation on the internet.
Reading books will not only help you gain knowledge but also increase your vocabulary.
Focus on the future
Looking to what you want to do beyond school and college life can be a morale booster. If you have a career in mind, try learning more about the key skills required to break into the profession.
If the news or social media is making you stressed during this time, don’t feel you have to listen to it. Put your phones and tablets away and avoid any news reports if it makes you feel better.