Lockdown? How to Avoid Anxiety & Panic Attacks During Quarantine Time

Novel Coronavirus pandemic has affected our daily life & routine. We are forced to stay inside our homes. People are quarantined, lockdown & facing self-isolation. Life has been limited to the home & for many peoples to just one room only with the fear of life-threating virus infection. This is the perfect scenario that one can easily get panic & anxiety attacks. Many psychologists also suggesting that this lockdown & quarantined time may leave 10s of thousands of people with OCD & panic attacks. But staying active & with plenty of times at home, you can do the following activities in your home or in your only room not only to avoid panic & anxiety attack rather you can be very productive at this time.

  1. Meditation
  2. Exercise & Workout
  3. Cooking & Cleaning
  4. Spend Time with Family
  5. Watch Your Favorite Movies or Shows
  6. Listen to Your Favorite Music
  7. Avoid Social Media
  8. Write Blog or a Book
  9. Talked to You loved ones
  10. Sleep Well

1. Meditation

woman meditating inside a bright room

Start your day with meditation. Meditation is great for getting rid of negative thoughts & compose your focus on your goal. Meditation is a great mind exercise it helps to reduce tension, get rid of negative thoughts and revive your brain with fresh energy. Be in your comfort zone and starting your day with 10 minutes meditation can help you to stay focus throughout your day.

2. Exercise & Workout

 

ayeza khan in fitness wears

Physical activities are a great way to reduce mental tension. What physical activity can be better than a workout? There are tons of exercises & workouts that can be done inside your room without any kind of exercising equipment. Exercise and workout are great ways to avoid anxiety & panic attacks. Remember A healthy body possesses a healthy mind. Exercise & workout not only will help you to avoid anxiety & panic attacks rather it also helps your body to get into shape. So make a maximum of this lockdown time and exercise should be one of your top routines during the lockdown & quarantine time.

3. Cooking & Cleaning

steak with green fruit salad

Since long you wanted to cook your favorite healthy meal at home but you never got time for this. Quarantine & lockdown time is a perfect opportunity for you to cook your favorite healthy meal now. You have got plenty of time to increase your cooking skill and it will keep your body and mind busy and helps you to avoid the anxiety & panic attacks.

And it’s been long since you have cleaned your storeroom or your bedroom. Perfect time for cleaning & reorganize your living area to give it a fresh look.

4. Spend Time with Your Loved Ones

happy family on picnic in jungle

Its been long since you have given proper time to your loved ones. Your family & loved ones always complained to you about not having time for them. Spend plenty of time with your family if you are lucky enough to be isolated or quarantined with your family.

5. Watch Your Favorite Movies or Shows

ipad on table with cup of tea playing movie

Well if you are one of those who even didn’t get enough time to watch movies or your favorite TV shows for so long, it is the perfect time to watch all those movies and shows that you are wishing to see. You can also accompany your family with you and have quality time watching movies together. I reckon this is a great way to avoid anxiety & panic attacks during the lockdown. Thanks to high-speed internet availability you will never be short of the movies at home, all you need is just an internet connection.

6. Listen to Your Favorite Music

happy woman listening music on iPhon

Music is a great way to relieve mental tension. Listen to your favorite music while you are at home. Thanks to mobile phones you can listen to music whatever you are doing. Either you are cooking or cleaning the home Or working out. Music could be a great way to avoid anxiety & panic attacks.

7. Avoid Social Media

social media apps icons on iphone

If you want to stay away from anxiety and panic attacks, you have to make one promise with yourself that you are not going to use social media apps during the lockdown & quarantine. Social media these days has more fake news and rumors than true information. Also disturbing images & news of the global pandemic will not help you rather it will give you stress and panic beyond your imagination. Social media apps are a great source of anxiety. If you want to happy and avoid panic attacks during lockdown, don’t use social media apps unless you have to contact your friends and family.

8. Write Blog or a Book

writing a blog post on wordpress

Its been long you wanted to write a book or blog but you never got enough time fo it. Well, this is a perfect opportunity for you to write your ideas and thinking. You have plenty of time that you can even complete a book in these days. You can be productive as much as you want inf you wanted to launch your new blog or whatever you wanted to do, just do it.

9. Talked to You Loved Ones

Indian girl talking on the phone on roof top

Talked to your loved one as much as you can during the time. Talking to your friends and family can be a great stress-relieving. Talk to all those loved ones that you have not talked for so long. From childhood friends to far family members.

10. Sleep Well

woman sleeping

Sleeping well not only helps to reduce tension and stress, but it also strengthens the immune system. Staying at home doesn’t mean that you go to bed late and ruin your sleeping routine. Better sleep can help your immune system and it can also be great stress-relieving.

I hope these 10 tips will help you to bring lots of positivity into your life not only during the lockdown and quarantine time but it will also be helpful for your future life ahead and will help you be a better human being.

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