Covid 19 pandemic hit with a massive wave sending everyone to anxiety. The fear drove many to research, innovation and awareness. Sadly there are those who succumbed or lost their beloved ones due to the disease. All along people have adapted to stay with it and face it like any other disease. Here are some simple things you can do to take good care of yourself right now.
1. Healthy eating
Feeding on highly nutritious foods promote your health. The ministry of health advises citizen to take fruits. Those succulent fruits have ascorbic acids and vitamin C. These are ideal in promoting health by strengthening the immune system. Avoid eating junk foods, they have no or less nutritive value. Also remember to take plenty of water to hydrate your body. This helps out getting rid of toxins thus keeping your body protected from the virus.
2. Take breaks
You need to relax your mind for sometime. This allows your body to recollect itself as it fights illness. It has been reported that much watching or concerns about Covid 19 updates will stress you. It will keep your mind on toes. This depression like feeling will at the end weaken your body and make you vulnerable. Always stay calm and don’t panic at what’s happening. Have time for your self and allow your body to recuperate.
3. Regular exercising
Exercises relieve the body from exhaustion. This is through muscular movement that generate sweating. As the sweat evaporates, it cools the body and excretes the toxins. Exercises also promote skeletal structure workout hence better blood supply and stronger immunity. This makes you assured that your body can shield itself from the corona virus. Exercises can be done anywhere, all you need is a plan.
4. Practice kindness
Simple gestures mean a lot. Check-in with your neighbors to make sure they have what they need and to let them know you care. And be generous by only buying as much as you need when you shop for groceries and other supplies. Small acts of kindness add up, and the benefits go both ways. There’s a proven link between kindness and feelings of happiness — helping others just feels good.
5. Rest and relax
It’s important to replenish your energy and recharge your brain. Take breaks to rest throughout the day. Be sure to get enough sleep. If you have trouble sleeping, make sure you have a quiet, relaxing bedtime routine — and stick to a consistent schedule. We have digital tools that can help improve the quality and quantity of your sleep.
6. Make time for mindfulness
Ease anxiety about what the future holds by intentionally focusing on the present moment. That’s exactly what mindfulness is. Try this simple mindfulness exercise next time you feel stressed or anxious:Get comfortable. Relax your jaw and drop your shoulders.Breathe deeply and count your breaths. Inhale on 1, exhale on 2, inhale on 3. When you get to 10, start over. When your mind wanders, bring your focus back to your breathing.