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Tips for Staying Physically and Mentally Healthy in Isolation

Try To Avoid Conflict If you live with other people, you can live a better life in isolation or during lockdown to do your best to… Trista - January 27, 2021
Everyone’s stress levels are high at the moment, so take time away from people if you need to. Shutterstock.

Try To Avoid Conflict

If you live with other people, you can live a better life in isolation or during lockdown to do your best to avoid conflicts. Everyone is stressed out at the moment, and it could cause unnecessary fights or arguments. If you find you are getting irritated or annoyed, try to remove yourself from the situation and take some time out and relax. When you feel calmer, try to discuss any issues in a relaxed way while returning to the group or person. Keep healthy, and you’ll make it through isolation a better person!

Fighting and conflict can be the route of stress. Shutterstock.

It’s not only about keeping healthy physically, but mentally as well. Find things that help calm you down – finding a new hobby like painting, listening to calm music, or going for a walk are excellent ways to destress. Once you start practicing these things, you can handle conflict better and be calmer in the situation. When you’re calm, it will help the people around you be calm as well. It’s okay to take breaks during arguments if things are getting too heated – take 10 minutes to reflect, then come back. The conversation should be easier after doing that.

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