Mental illness is nothing to be ashamed of, but stigma and bias shame us all. So, let’s talk about mental health in COVID 19 and how to cope with it.
Mental health Is important because it is related to our emotions.it plays a part in wellbeing, relationships and allows to adopt positive changes in life. With time, this pandemic (COVID 19) is stressful and causing millions of disturbances in everyone’s life. Fear and anxiety about new alarming diseases can cause strong emotional and mental disturbances in life. You may feel isolated, and overwhelming over the every day new cases.
Reaction to this alarming situation is different for everyone. Some may just get these things lightly but some overreact over this. Depending on the background, social, financial, relations impact differently.
Usually, the older people and teens are highly affected. Frontline workers like health care workers are highly responding to the mental issues. The conditions may be long-lasting or short term but almost all of us are part of anxiety attacks because of sitting in homes for many months.
There is a great need to adopt these self-care strategies to connect your physical body to your mind.
FILTER YOUR NEWS
Constant catastrophic news can create restlessness in life. Even your dreams might turn over to COVID 19. do not see news daily. Limit yourself to fake social media news and information. If you want to attend the news then look for a reliable source.
TALK ABOUT YOUR ANXIETY
It’s time to talk about mental health. It’s time to share your feelings with the most important persons in your life. If you can’t do this, seek an appointment with a medical practitioner. Talk about your depression and daily routine. Burst out your inner fear, complications, and disorders.
Eat a well-nourished diet because your body badly needs that. Include whole grains. Green vegetables, seed, and olive oil to your daily bunches and lunches. Limit caffeine and alcohol. Detoxify your body. Take vitamins and minerals.
GET ENOUGH SLEEP
Nighty persons with depression struggle with insomnia.to treat out insomnia you need to cut off to your screens before bedtime. Take a hot bath every day and set your room temperatures to 18-20-degree Celsius. Even then you can’t get enough sleep then make a schedule and strictly follow it.
Regular exercise produces dopamine and serotonin. That improves your brain impulses so working out some time is necessary to boost your mental health. Find some activity at home, like dancing, stretching, etc. Endorphins are the chemicals produced by the brain during exercise.so exercise stimulate to produce more endorphins that fight against depression.
Find ways to connect yourself with your friends. To have a soothing effect on your mind reach out to your family daily.
Stay blessed. Stay powerful.