The pandemic has taken a toll on our physical and mental health. This is indeed a dark time that is completely putting things into perspective. This hasn’t been easy for most of us, especially during the lockdown period, where we are forced to stay in the confinement of our home.
With our routines rattled, we have all changed to work-life habits, which are completely new to us. And any change that sets in suddenly is sure to cause some concerns, mentally. That’s why we have this very useful infographic on how you could deal with stress during the lockdown.
It’s understandable that you are working from home but that’s not without its boundaries. As days pass by, people are increasingly complaining about their professional life invading their personal life because they end up doing more work than they would in their workspaces. You can limit this by setting strict timings and adhering to them.
We often overlook this. Keep a bottle of water next to you and make it a point to drink water every 15 or 30 minutes. This keeps a lot of health concerns at bay.
To focus better on your work, completely disconnect from it and do something entirely contrary on your weekends. Have a passion or a hobby? Make time for it.
The content we consume influences our minds in mysterious ways. Take a digital detox frequently to maintain your sanity.
You could say caffeine pushes you through your day but right now, you need healthy alternatives like smoothies, juices and nutrition-rich beverages. And completely limit alcohol consumption if possible.
This is the time of bad postures and stagnation. Ensure you start your day with at least 5 minutes of exercise.
Learning to say no to things you’re not comfortable doing is all you need for a healthier mind. Implement this starting now.
It’s not easy, we understand but it’s necessary. Practice them and witness your days getting better. Here’s to better days.