If this is your first time having to live almost entirely in your home, it’s going to be difficult to adapt – but there are things you can do to help, writes Victoria Clutton
I’m a chronically ill person who has lived alone and been mostly housebound for the last 24 years.
It’s not easy.
I’m hoping this guide helps you deal with the emotional impact of social distancing and spending more time at home.
This guide is structured around five issues you’re likely to run into, with strategies for dealing with each. These are:
- Issue 1: lack of structure
- Issue 2: extra negative emotions
- Issue 3: isolation and quiet
- Issue 4: feeling trapped or claustrophobic
- Issue 5: feeling stuck or purposeless