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27 April 2020

The Isolation Diary: Part One

I was going to post this diary at the end of isolation, however, as it is going to be a hell of a long time until life returns to normal, I thought I'd split it into parts. Well, hopefully I won't be writing TOO many parts of this. So, here's the first part of my isolation diary:

22 April 2020

My Daily Lockdown Routine

Jeez my routine has changed a hell of a lot in the last few weeks. Not just mine, so many of us have to had to alter our normal schedule.

I'm not going to lie it's been hard adjusting and adapting to life with everything that's going on right now. However, it has been quite fun in a way to figure out a new routine that suits me best.

Making a new routine is all about adapting to your specific needs and to do what makes YOU happy. Just because somebody takes their bath's in the evening, doesn't mean you have to too. Some people choose to wake up at 6am, some choose to stay in bed and get up when they feel ready to.

17 April 2020

My Favourite YouTube Workout Channels

I never thought I would say this, but I really miss going to the gym! Going to the gym used to be a part of my weekly routine and it was nice to exercise somewhere different that wasn't my house.

Since being in lockdown, I've being doing a hell of a lot of workouts that are on YouTube channels everyday, as well as going on my treadmill. One thing that I have loved about doing this though is that I have discovered new fitness videos. I now have a varied exercise routine right now which I'm loving right now. Being indoors has allowed me to discover more fitness channels on YouTube and try new workout videos I genuinely thought I couldn't do because I wasn't flexible enough too i.e. yoga. Yep, you should watch me do yoga sometime, it's a real treat. Perhaps I should put it on TikTok?

My Favourite YouTube Workout Channels

13 April 2020

How To Budget

Every time I hear the word 'budget' , I think of the Chancellor standing outside 10 Downing Street with that red suitcase and holding it aloft for the tens of paparazzi there waiting to snap a quick photo.

Yes, budgeting. It's not easy. Whatever income you have coming in, it's all about prioritising, especially if you don't live in your own place. Whether you're employed, unemployed or self employed, having a budget is so important.

10 April 2020

8 Things I Plan To Do When Self Isolation Is Over

I'm currently watching Gavin & Stacey, it's the episode where they have the curry night at Pam and Mick's house. It's safe to say that when this pandemic is over, we shall all party like the Shipman's did that night. We shall dance, get pissed, have fun with our families and celebrate by ordering a chicken bhuna, lamb bhuna, prawn bhuna, mushroom rice, bag of chips, keema rice and nine poppadoms. 

At this moment in time, cabin fever is really beginning to kick in. I'm struggling to get motivated to do anything, I've become lazy, I'm sleeping a hell of a lot more than I usually do and I just (like everybody else) can't see a light at the end of the tunnel. However, it does feel a little comforting to know that I'm not the only person in this position. We're all staying at home, crawling up the walls and finding something and anything to do to keep ourselves occupied. Whether it be re-grouting the tiles in the bathroom or organising photo's into photo albums.

The Things I Plan To Do When All This Is Over

6 April 2020

How To Have A Digital Spring Clean

Yes, spring cleaning doesn't have to just involve washing your curtains, hoovering under the sofas or Dettoling the kitchen cupboards (obviously you take the food out first) . It can also mean having a digital sort out. By this, I don't mean getting the screen wipes and wiping down your phone, laptop or Ipad screens.

When was the last time you looked through your phone and thought "Yep, I don't need to unfollow, unsubscribe or delete anything as everything is tickety boo and my phone has enough memory to last forever and ever!" Yep, didn't think so. You wouldn't hoard everything like a squirrel in your house to take up valuable space, so why do the same for your technology?

How To Have A Digital Spring Clean

1 April 2020

The Value of Online Friendships

I tell someone that I hope they feel better soon when they've caught a cold. I tell someone how much I love their outfit. I say a massive hell yeah to someone who has written a tweet I wholeheartedly agree on. I tell someone how cute their cat/dog is. I let a blogger know that I have commented on their newest blog post. There's just one thing - I have never met these people.

I've come to grow very fond of online friendships. Social media can be a lovely, friendly environment to be a part of. There's always somebody you follow and who (or whom, which is it Ross?) follows you that has your back. People you've never met give you so much support, encouragement, love and genuinely care.

The Value of Online Friendships

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