The Coronavirus pandemic has been a difficult time for American’s and people around the world. People are overwhelmed with information of how to limit the spread of corona virus by practicing different prevention techniques such as social distancing, hand washing and limiting our exposure where large crowds of people are gathered. Although it is important to keep our physical health intact, it is also important to take care of our mental health.
As people spend an extended amount of time in their homes, there are risks that our emotional and mental well-being can deteriorate due to isolation. It is extremely important that during these difficult times we remain kind to ourselves and be hopeful.
Here are some tips to keep our Mind Healthy:
1. Practice Yoga and Meditation
Find a place where is quiet and take deep breaths. Taking the time to do this will decrease anxiety and will help better improve your mental health.
2. Create a Routine
When a person spends a lot of time at home it is easy to fall off track. By creating a routine, it helps you stay occupied and keep mind away from negative thinking.
3. Eat Healthy
A healthy diet that includes fruits and vegetables can help decrease stress by strengthening our immune system and lowering blood pressure.
4. Do activities that you enjoy
Find activities that you love doing and modify the time in order to get these activities done!
5. Spend time with family
Now that families spend more time at home, it is important to spend quality time and engage by doing movie nights, game nights amongst other family friendly activities.
This written article is general information and all information here should not be information to rely on. If you’re experiencing anxiety or Depression it is important that you consult your primary care doctor.
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