Have you noticed that you’re more tired than usual? It may seem strange, especially since you aren’t commuting, have snacks in easy reach, and spend most of your time being close to horizontal. Whether you spend your days videoconferencing or making new tik-tok videos, here are eight ways to get your mental and physical energy back.


A lot of the energy drain comes from a sudden loss of a sense of control over our lives. We used to have enough information to make decisions about what our days would look like. Now a lot of those are being made for us, or we don’t have enough information to be confident in the outcomes. Luckily, there are four things you can do now to help regain that sense of control.

Make choices