Let an expert guide you through this-consult a doctor and follow-up with treatment
Remember it's okay to feel anxious or fearful, but it's important to reach for medical assistance and trust information only from credible resources
List down your needs- physical (medicines, nutritious diet, sleep, etc.), emotional (like interacting virtually with loved ones), mental (daily activities for engagement while isolating)-and reach out to people who can help
Monitor your symptoms and track recovery
Keep resources (emergency numbers, etc.) and a plan of action ready for if and when symptoms might aggravate
Include relaxation exercises in your quarantine routine and look out for triggers to regulate or minimize added stress
Maintain a journal and reflect upon your daily positive experiences before sleep time
Even in isolation, try following a routine to maintain familiarity
How to take care of yourself when you are not infected with COVID-19:
Narrow the exposure to news and social media in a day
Take up hobbies - existing or develop new one(s)
Try to engage in any physical activity each day. It can be as minimum as a 10-minute walk.
Try to fix a time in day for virtual socialization.
Celebrate little achievements and wins- you deserve it!
Stop multitasking and focus on breathing for some time.
Try Butterfly Hugs: cross both arms over your chest, placing hands over each shoulder, Tap shoulders gently with each hand, alternating hands between each tap. Continue doing until you feel relaxed.