How to Build Daily and Weekly Routines as Shelter-in-Place Drags On

Erin WileyArticles

Written by Brian Krans on April 12, 2020

  • Experts say establishing consistent daily and weekly routines is a way for people to feel there is some certainty during COVID-19 isolation.
  • Among the advice for daily routines is to create a workspace outside your bedroom and get dressed as if you’re going into the office.
  • Among the advice for weekly routines is to make your days consistent but still different, as well as selecting certain days for exercise and special dinners.

Any sense of normalcy is often welcome these days during COVID-19 shelter-in-place orders.

But these days have the tendency to blend together, if we let them.

Experts say keeping your routine — whether a new one or the one before COVID-19 — is an important part in helping maintain your mental and physical health, provided those routines are healthy ones.

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