My Isolation Routine!

by - 10:15

I am finding it hard to cope without having a routine, so I have come up with one to stick to during this isolation period. I think it is important to have a routine as it brings a sense of normality. Here is what I get up to in a typical day! 


7 am - I always aim to get up around 7 am as this means I am up and can get the most out of my day. I like to make a coffee and have breakfast. I usually have porridge with fruit and yoghurt as this set me up for the day and keeps me full.

8 am - After breakfast, I workout for half an hour. I use an app for inspiration or fitness Instagram accounts. I like to work out in the morning as it gets it out of the way and keeps me active. I will then have a shower and get dressed.

9 am - I sit down at my desk and write a blog post. I like to do this in the morning when my mind is fresh. I will write posts throughout the day, but, this way I make sure I have a post for every day.

10 am - I will publish my post around 10 am and then spend an hour promoting, answering comments and engaging with people. I think it is important to connect with your audience!

11 am - I keep this hour free to do whatever I like. It is a reward for getting things done. I usually spend it blogging or doing little tasks around the house.

Noon - I will cook and eat lunch around noon. I usually have chicken, veggies and rice as it is quick, tasty and you can use so many different flavourings!

1 pm - I call my boyfriend as this is when he is on his lunch break. He works from home, but we don't live together, so we spend this hour talking. I think it is nice to keep in contact with loved ones.

2 pm - From 2 pm until dinner time I will do any work. I still get classwork to complete, so I do it around this time. My classwork is flexible as long as you get it finished by the end of the week. If I finish it, I will write another blog post or list some things on eBay. I try to keep productive in these 3 hours.

5 pm - I will cook and have my dinner. I like to have an early dinner as it means I have time to let it digest before I go to bed. I don't like going to bed full.

6 pm - At 6 pm, I like to relax and do something slow. I like to read a book or watch a few episodes of a series. I will do this until my boyfriend calls me which is usually around 7 pm.

7 pm -  I will call my boyfriend, and we will talk until bedtime. In this time we will play games, talk, blog with each other etc. This is quality time.

10 pm - I will do my night routine and head off to bed, ready to start another day in isolation!

Not everyone keeps to a routine and sometimes I like to have a lazy day! It is good to relax, otherwise, you may burn out. What is your isolation routine? Let me know what you get up to during the day!


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8 comments

  1. I love having a routine. I was supposed to be back at college today so, I’m back in that routine and I feel great!
    Al x

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  2. I'm back to my college routine now and on my weekends I try to make sure I'm doing something like blogging or reading so I'm not just wasting my time! Your routine sounds really good! - Sophie Lou x

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  3. I love a routine and it’s how I’ve been able to maximise my productivity in lockdown... there are always day where you just need an aimless/pj/brownie eating day and that’s okay too, we’re all human aren’t we! Loved this... x

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  4. I love a routine and fortunately have settled into one for home schooling my eldest. The morning coffee is my time to reflect. A fab post!
    Sarah
    Www.simplysarahjayneloves.com

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  5. I've also found that sticking to a routine helps me stay focused and motivated. My day looks very similar to yours with morning workouts and working on blog posts. I also enjoy relaxing in the evening with a few episodes on Netflix, it is such a good way to wind down. Thank you for sharing your routine and hope you have a lovely week <3 xx

    Bexa | www.hellobexa.com

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  6. You are so organized; I love too how you built in selfcare/free time for yourself as a reward!

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  7. I love your routine, I might have to adopt it myself. You seem to be able to manage your time so well so that you get everything done.

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  8. I've been working on loosening up and being more adaptable, so my rule is to do something in each category - blog, work, reading, learning, cleaning, and fun. I've also been letting myself work and sleep when it feels natural, and it's completely flipped my schedule around - as I write this at two in the morning, while promoting my blogs, posting some work, and working on an upcoming blog post - but submitting to late night creativity has made me write faster and better, so I'm going with it. Even though it drives my Type A side insane.

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