During the Coronavirus outbreak, it might feel that things are out of your control. This coronavirus pandemic situation affects every single person’s life. Coronavirus is an infectious disease that spread from person to person. This virus affects the lives of all the people, not only in India but across the globe. We have to be in lockdown to prevent the spread of the virus and this can affect the physical as well as mental health of some people. So here we have explained some ways to keep yourself mentally and physically healthy amid Coronavirus.
For Physical Health
As we all know that there is no vaccine of Coronavirus, but there are some ways by which we can keep ourselves physically fit. To fight with Coronavirus (COVID-19), it is important to stay hygiene, have a strong immune system, social distancing and stay at home.
1. Stay Hygienic
Wash your hands frequently before eating something and after using washrooms. This is an all-time good habit, but in the case of Coronavirus, this becomes mandatory to all. It is not possible all the time to wash hands, so at that time, use hand sanitizer to clean your hands. Cover your mouth while sneezing or coughing and don’t touch your face and eyes again and again. Use masks and tissue paper and through tissue paper in the dustbin after using it. All these things are extremely helpful in Coronavirus.
2. Boost Immune System
It is important to have a strong immune system to fight with Coronavirus. Eat healthy food and a balanced diet to boost your immune system and also drink warm water. The strong immune system also helps in the normal winter colds and flu. The balanced diet comprises Citrus fruits (like oranges, lemons, grapefruit, etc.), Broccoli, red bell peppers, spinach, garlic, ginger and many more. Regular exercise is also essential to boost the immune system.
3. Social Distancing
Social distancing is the essential vaccine of this infectious disease. So avoid traveling, crowd and expand the space between you and others to practice social distancing. Don’t do a handshake with any person, Stay away from the person who is suffering from cold and cough.
4. Stay At Home
If you want to stay away from the Coronavirus, then stay at your home. This is the most important way to keep yourself and your families healthy during coronavirus outbreak. The government also announced the lockdown so that all the people stay safe at their homes. If anyone is suffering from cough and cold, then Self- quarantine is the best idea.
For Mental Health
Coronavirus also affects the mental health of people. The Coronavirus or COVID-19 may be stressful for every people. The anxiety and fear of coronavirus can be enormous and cause strong emotions in children and adults. If you stay mentally healthy then you can definitely fight with this pandemic. There are many by which you can keep yourself mentally healthy.
1. Reading Books
By reading books you can distract your mind in this lockdown situation. This is a very useful way especially for students to pass their time. Reading books also helps them in learning several things. Because of this coronavirus lockdown, all the schools in India are closed so by reading books they can utilize their time and gain some extra knowledge.
2. Spend Time With Family
When we think too much about anything we feel stressed, so in this lockdown period don’t think about the coronavirus pandemic. You have a lot of time to spend with your family so make use of this precious time. You can watch T.V together, eat together, play some games and many more. This will help you and your family to relieve the stress of Coronavirus.
3. Take Time And Relax
Don’t think too much about this disease as you are staying at home due to coronavirus lockdown, so you have a lot of time to relax. Relaxation can help you to stay mentally healthy and relive all your stress.
4. Maintain A Sense Of Positive Thinking And Hope
In this Coronavirus, pandemic tries to think positively. Focus on the things that are positive in your life. If you have a positive attitude so you can fight with any disease. World Health Organization (WHO) also suggests that positive thinking and hope can definitely keep yourself mentally healthy.