Call up anyone you know right now and ask them how they’re doing. There’s a good chance they’ll say, “I’m tired”.
“I’m tired, too,” you might reply before going into detail about your very packed weekend schedule that involved doing absolutely nothing. A bit of baking, sure. Maybe a walk around the block or an at-home workout. But the reality of our new global pandemic way of life is most of our time is now spent at home, sitting on the couch watching TV or thinking about what to do next.
In theory, we should be bouncing off the walls with energy now we’re rid of draining work commutes, group workouts, errands to run, and birthday drinks to attend. I’m willing to bet most of us are actually feeling the opposite.
We’ve got ‘isolation fatigue’: the feeling of being physically and mentally exhausted from doing sh*t all.
If you’re feeling it too, read on to find out why your energy levels might have decreased in isolation, and how to feel a bit better.
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