45 Ways to Maintain your Happiness while Quarantined

Updated: Apr 2, 2020

Hey yall! I have officially been in #QuarantineandChill mode for about 3 weeks now and this ish is REAL! I've been on the fence all week about whether or not I should keep #WorkforceWednesday going since I'm not physically "going" in to work at the moment. I am however, lucky and thankful to be working from home.

I've prayed about it. Talked to my family and friends about it and even had a talk with myself. The conclusion: Fashion doesn't stop so why should I? Today's post features my favorite color, yellow. It represents happiness which I thought would be a perfect representation of what I wish for all of you during this time. I appreciate all of you for allowing me to be a part of your day!

It is critical that we choose to maintain our happiness during this difficult time. Below find 45 ways to maintain your happiness while quarantined. Keep it cool, full of happiness and positive energy! See outfit details below and leave me a comment! I'd love to hear from you.

  1. Meditate

  2. Pray

  3. Journal

  4. Create a vision board

  5. Start a business/side hustle

  6. Write a bucket list

  7. Write a list of goals (and a strategy to achieve them) / map out your life and work intentions

  8. Read a great book

  9. Listen to an audio book (many libraries have the ability to loan audiobooks virtually so check with your local branch!) – you can do this WHILE you do several other things on this list, too!

  10. Take a relaxing bubble bath

  11. Give yourself a facial

  12. Give yourself a manicure and pedicure

  13. Do a puzzle

  14. Color (yes, adults, I’m talking to you, too!)

  15. Catch up on sleep you need

  16. Start writing that book you’ve been saying you should write

  17. Start a blog

  18. Bake

  19. Try a new recipe

  20. Knit

  21. Embroidery

  22. Paint / watercolor

  23. Sketch

  24. Weave

  25. Cross Stitch

  26. Sew

  27. Make homemade greeting cards

  28. Make jewelry

  29. Play a board game

  30. Play card games

  31. Do Yoga (there are great tutorials on YouTube or you can stream classes online!)

  32. Do an at-home fitness class / exercise on demand

  33. Go for a walk or a run (just don’t come in contact with anyone if there’s an actual quarantine situation!)

  34. Purge and re-organize your closets, drawers or kitchen

  35. Do that home improvement project you’ve been putting off

  36. Finish a project around the house that you started and never completed

  37. Deep clean your house

  38. Deep clean your car

  39. Teach your dog a new trick

  40. Take a class online

  41. Learn a new computer skill or software program

  42. Do online coursework / certifications for continuing education or skills training

  43. Listen to podcasts

  44. Update your resume and LinkedIn and start looking for the new job you’ve been considering

  45. Do nothing, just sit still.

Outfit Details

Dress: New York and Company: Gabrielle Union Collection

Shoes: Aldo Shoes

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