Is the coronavirus stress taking a toll on your mental health? Has it affected your sleep cycle?
Don’t worry, we have just the right set of remedies for you and FYI, not worrying is the first step. Here’s what you need to do:
Meditating before bed will help you relax and let go of all the anxious and stressful thoughts surrounding this coronavirus situation. You can try meditation exercises like yoga, meditation walking, and deep breathing.
Limit Screen Time:
Stop using your phone or any gadget a few hours before your bedtime. This includes television too! Avoid all tech/gadgets before bedtime, it will help you ease into a stress-free bedtime routine.
Unwind With a Good Bedtime Routine:
Fancy yourself a nice bedtime routine to release coronavirus stress. You can have a skincare regime, take a warm shower, read a nice book, sip on some chamomile tea or meditate.
Exercise During the Day:
It is always a good idea to shake off some energy by engaging in physical exertion or exercises. Considering that gyms have all been closed, you can try out a number of home workout routines, most of them don’t even need any equipment!
If you don’t like to exercise, go on long walks, a run or try some happy dance routines – those are instant mood-boosters and a great way to loosen up your muscles and let of go of all this coronavirus craziness!
Set Up Your Sleeping Schedule:
Set up a routine for yourself, go to bed at a set time even if you aren’t sleepy, and wake up at a certain time even on weekends. This will set up your biological clock and you’ll automatically feel sleepy after a few weeks at your bedtime. It will also make your mornings fresher and more energetic.
Don’t Stretch Out Those Naps:
Take short naps during the day, try not to take naps that are more than an hour long. This will help you relax, and flushing stressful coronavirus related thoughts off your mind.
Be mindful of what you consume, both mentally and physically. Avoid heavy meals, alcohol, and caffeinated foods before bedtime. Try not to smoke either, smoking had adverse effects both on your physical as well as mental health.
In addition to this, try to avoid negative company, surround yourself with friends who have a more positive outlook towards life. In your virtual peer group, follow positive blogs and websites.
The current situation that has engulfed the world might have left you feeling stressed and worried, but you are certainly not alone. In these testing times, take care of your mental as well as physical health, and don’t be too hard on yourself. The world is healing, you take time to heal as well. Leave all the worrying to us – call us at 219 321-0009 or 708 754-5300 or head on to www.healthestimates.com and we will figure it out for you.