Since the covid outbreak, it has been 2 years and, there are
still plummeting cases of covid-19 in the world. And people get stressed so easily because of
being at home constantly and listening to the news.
Covid-19 brought many things to a halt like mobility,
tourism, businesses, and many things. It
affected people’s sentiments and they started thinking of being tortured by
nature. Now and then people are dying mercilessly and there was a scarcity of
oxygen cylinders in the hospitals.
Doctors were unable to save lives, and scientists couldn’t understand
the virus spike-protein genome sequence. There are still many mutants to get
discovered through detection.
When the second wave hit our country, no one could
understand and the situation became out of control. After 1st wave, people were
gearing up to come back to normal and the situation of 2nd wave threw us off
In this situation it
is important to think “is a covid-19 pandemic affecting our mental health?” and
how it is affecting? Further, it is even more important to think that how can
we reduce anxiety and stress naturally?
This pandemic has had many effects on our lives. Every
people are facing some challenges and it does not matter which class they
belong to. These challenges can be stressful, overwhelming and can also cause
strong emotions in adults.
To live a healthy life and to manage everything like work
from home, personal life, we need to manage anxiety and stress. We are here to
give many ways to deal with anxiety and stress. We are giving some natural ways
to overcome stress and anxiety caused by covid-19.
10 ways to deal with stress and anxiety in the pandemic.
Minimize watching the news or ignore news-
We have experienced that watching the news can be very
stressful and you feel overwhelmed by the situation. It is clear no to watch
news content all the time this is not going to help. It will make you feel
afraid and stressed. Being aware of the situation is ok but hogging all the
time won’t help.
Whenever you get too stressed by watching the news
immediately turn off the television. Do not try to get yourself back to work.
Instead, walk around the house and drink a glass of water or a cup of tea. When
you get yourself back to your desk, sit straight, close your eyes and take a deep
breath of count 5 and think that this is the truth, we have to stay strong and
the best we can do is to keep ourselves busy and safe by following rules and
Talk to someone closest to your heart-
It is natural to feel bad and alone, cut-off if the
situation makes you live like under house arrest, but just think It will save
you. Whenever you feel like that immediately reach out to your friends or
family. Talk to them openly about your feeling, situation, or anything that
makes you feel light and improves your mental calmness.
If it is not possible every day then arrange a video call
with your family and friends. And even some tools that give you a platform to
watch movies together. You can also play the game virtually with your friend
and family members like ludo, cards, other games too.
Do digital detox-
It is no doubt that social media has a huge influence on our
lives and it’s like feeling connected to the world. As we all know that
situation is not ok everywhere and too much of everything is very bad. It makes
you feel more stressed and adds more anxiety. So, you should take a break from
social media a least for one or two weeks. Do digital detox and keep your phone
away or use it only when you get a call or have to make a call.
Watch your mental health-
Mental health is as much important as your physical health
is. This pandemic has made us deal with our mental health more seriously. We
all know that time is very difficult to survive but we can fight by keeping
ourselves fit both, mentally and physically. Do not hesitate to reach out to
mental health therapists or doctors for help, after all, they are trained and
they have understanding and can address the issues on a deeper level than
Take care of your physique-
We must have heard the old saying” a healthy body develops a
healthy mind” and we all are agreed. A healthy body can keep you stable and can
keep your mind and heart in good shape. By this second wave, we all are aware
of the situation and have kept our workout space ready at our home. Gym
trainers and owners have also shifted themselves online. Consult with your gym
trainer and keep working on your physique and helping your health get better.
If you haven’t joined any gym and want to work out alone then you download fitness
apps from the play store. Physical exercise is not enough alone to make you
fit, what matters even the most is the food you consume. Eat healthy, organic,
high in fiber, low in fat and vitamin reach. It is proven that vitamin reach
food will make your immunity stronger and will keep you healthy.
Further, you can take a rest from work and spend some time
doing activities of your hobbies. You can also spend some time listening to
music. You can also read some good books to distress your mind. All the tips
will certainly help you to combat this covid-19 situation.
Stay happy, healthy and follow the guidelines and take