As the pandemic COVID-19 coronavirus continues to spread worldwide, every country is developing measures to slow down the growth rate of the virus. Many have already imposed lockdown many in home quarantined in their territories to save their vulnerable locals.
As per the Public Health of England, we are required to self-isolate ourselves by:
- Staying inside the house.
- Avoiding commute to school, office and crowded areas.
- Calling off using trains, taxis, tubes, and buses until it is considered safe by any representative of the health sector.
- Avoiding to have guests in our house.
- Take the help of your friends, acquaintances or delivery services to gather errands for you. For instance; medications, groceries or other necessary items.
However, self-isolation can create a lonely environment or depression for a lot of people. To combat such feelings, we have some tips for you;
Prepare yourself mentally
Firstly, mentally accept this condition as the whole world is facing this situation. You can also follow the Islamic ways to get rid of Depression.
Keep your house clean
A person has more stress in such situations if they are surrounded by a messy household. Cleaning the house would help you out with stress.
Make a timetable
Staying at home usually possesses a lot of free hours each day which we can cover by creating a time table. The time table can be filled with daily praying times, new hobbies, developing skills online, etc. These are the types of Nafil Salahs you can pray.
Educate your Kids
Kids are going through with higher confusion at the moment. If you have kids in your house, spend time with them, clear their queries and guide them with accurate knowledge. Also, see the 12 ways to know your kids better.
Self-isolation causes loneliness so make sure you stay in touch with your neighbors, friends and family members and look after the elderly, especially.
Recite the Holy Quran Daily
Recite the Holy Book of Qur’an on a daily basis for at least an hour. You can try reading 10 Duas from Holy Quran on daily basis.
Watch Islamic videos
We can also listen to Islamic talk shows or podcasts available online. This act would also enhance our knowledge and clear the queries and doubts if we have any.
Make Duas daily
Do the Azkar
Daily azkar are imporant we have compiled the Wazaif that you can read daily. But the highest proirity wazifa would be SubhanAllah, Allah hu Akber, Astaghfirullah and Alhamdullilah.