Social distancing due to COVID-19 doesn’t seem to be ending any time soon. So while you’re stuck at home, why not make the best of it?

by Meredith DeLuca

While your stuck at home, it’s perfect time to stop procrastinating on the inevitable and get your spring cleaning on

Below, you’ll find a few tips to stay busy and utilize your time while you’re home. So get off the couch, turn off the news, and embrace your time at home with these tips:

Spring Cleaning

Spring is always a good time for a little tidying up. And now more than ever is a great time to do a solid deep clean on your space. Check out these tips from the expert Marie Kondo on Spring Cleaning and get busy!


Do a Virtual Workout

Just because the gym is closed doesn’t mean you have to neglect your physique! Staying fit is a great way to boost your immune system and endorphins from working out can keep morale high. Check out Embody Health and Wellness on Facebook for workout suggestions and tips to stay healthy while we’re staying away from each other. You can also become a member for their online studio for a wider variety of classes.

Many area parks are still open around Buffalo Niagara and provide a great way to get some fresh air and exercise

Go on a Walk

Need a healthy isolated nature break? Go on a nice walk! Head outside. Take your dog. Just stay away from other walkers and don’t go out in groups. Many area parks are still open and provide a great way to get some fresh air. Find tips on social distancing while using local parks here.


Count Your Blessings

With these uncertain times, it can be easy to find yourself in a bit of a rut. But we can conquer fear and anxiety by counting our blessings. Simple things that we took for granted like going out to dinner, visiting our loved-ones, or drinks with friends are all things we will appreciate a little more when the COVID-19 craziness is behind us. So make a list today of things that you’re grateful for. It doesn’t have to be a long one. Pick five things you’re thankful for right now and watch your mindset shift to positivity!

Looking for more ideas?

We know that being confined to our homes can be daunting. But we also know that it’s the best thing we can do right now to help ensure that we can get back to our normal lives as soon as possible.  Check out our other blogs on how to stay busy during self-isolation below and stay safe out there, friends!

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