Personal growth in isolation

The fact is that none of us have seen anything like our current worldwide situation.

Entire countries locked down, no way in or out. Nowhere to go even if you wanted to with gyms, restaurants and just about every service shut down.

On top of that, it’s not like we had any time to prepare ourselves for months on end in lockdown.

It can be easy to be overwhelmed and not know what to do with all of this newfound time. This also gives us time for valuable introspection and self-growth.

What Do You Want To Work On?

The one thing we all have now is plenty of time on our hands. The question is, what will we do with it?

Lucky for us, we live in the internet age, so there is so much information available to us. So what aspects of yourself do you want to improve upon during this time?

Have you always wanted to learn another language?

Then hop online and you will find an incredible amount of people out there who want to teach you, and many of them are happy to do it for free. 

Start A New Workout Routine

The gyms may be closed but you can still do a lot more exercise than you think in the confines of your own home. One great example is pilates, a movement-based workout sometimes referred to as “Contrology”.

It focuses on controlled body movements that improve strength and flexibility while introducing breathing techniques.

Learn breathing techniques

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Its inventor Joseph Pilates developed it with the intention of improving coordination and balance among other attributes. It’s easy for you to do at home and there is a wide variety of free instruction available online.

Work On Getting Rid Of Your Addiction

If you have been dealing with addiction problems, especially drugs and alcohol, it’s best to get yourself into rehab.

Centers like The Diamond Rehab are the best place for you to be in while trying to reclaim your life and be a better version of your current self.

These rehab centers have the expertise to help you deal with your problems, and there are a lot of things you can do and learn there to divert any addiction to more productive activity.

Expand Your Knowledge

While you are stuck in isolation with the rest of the world, there are a number of ways to learn literally anything you want.

Some of them can be really fun such as trivia sites. In recent years, many educational platforms have sprung up for you to take advantage of during quarantine.

Whatever subjects interest you, there is sure to be an online course to wet your thirst for knowledge. Pick a few and browse through your options.

Get Your House In Order

One of the best ways to get a fresh start and make a lasting change starts with the home.

It is spring after all, so why not clean up the clutter of regular life and start with a fresh thinking space.

Maybe move some furniture around and change up the feel and flow of your house. A lot can be said about the mind if you look at a person’s space, so how does yours look to you right now?

There are a lot of ways to deal with isolation. If you are taking it as an opportunity for personal growth, above are among the best things to do.

You can also look online for articles providing more activities that can help you achieve your goal.


This article is published in partnership with Mediabuzzer.

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