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What Steps Can You Follow To Stay Healthy During The COVID 19 Lockdown?

Covid-19 Lockdown was an unpredictable phenomenon for all of us. Those of us who wanted to get married, start a new life, bear children, join a course, complete graduation, and enter the second innings lifestyle, have all gone numb at the mention of lockdown. They have all had to stop all their processions and achievements to prevent themselves from contracting Covid-19.

Here are some of the best tips to stay healthy during Covid-19 lockdown:

1. Include healthy ingredients in your dishes: Spices like black pepper, fenugreek seeds, turmeric, garlic, ginger, and bell pepper are immunity boosters. These spices have the power to fight respiratory infections, especially the bacteria living in the nasal cavity and throat.

2. Actively Take Part In Chores:

This is something difficult for those people inflicted with obesity. They have spent all their office lives sitting on a desk working, for them chores like scrubbing, cleaning, mopping, brooming, and washing are newly acquainted terms. Staying active doing these chores in the house will help keep your body’s mechanism going.

3. Relaxation Is A Luxury:

Not everyone was prepared for such an extended version of lockdown. Now that the lockdown is here, we have got ample time to complete unfulfilled tasks like performing yoga, Zumba, meditation, singing, playing musical instruments, cooking, drawing, painting, and the like. Give your heart, soul, and mind the relaxation they need.

4. Fruits Are The Saviors:

You must get your daily dose of antioxidants to help delay the aging process of your body cells. Fruits are the powerhouses of antioxidants. Fruits like bananas, apples, oranges, and pomegranates must be consumed daily. They just don’t help build your immune system, but also make your skin look younger, shinier, and fresher.

5. Understand Your Mental Sphere:

Lockdown has forced us to be with the ones we never thought we would be spending hours together with. Your family and peers. In fact, this is the place where you would mostly hide your true self. This lockdown, you must take care of your mental sphere and mingle with your family members for the betterment of your mental health.

6. Sleep Is A Must:

During your working hours, you couldn’t sleep better. Now, during the lockdown, you are not able to sleep better because of inactivity. Make sure, you don’t do that. Sleep deprivation is an invitation to diseases, both mental and physical ones. Per night, you must sleep for six to nine hours.

7. Follow The Norms Of Social Distancing:

Without having to share much, we all know Covid-19 is going to be a part of the world for a long time now, so to save yourself in this lockdown, you must wear a mask, keep 6-feet physical distance when you go out, frequently wash your hands, and isolate yourself if you are suffering from cold, cough, or flu.

8. Save Your Brain Cells From “Empty Mind’s A Devil Workshop” Scenario:

Covid-19 Pandemic Lockdown has left too many people unemployed, or those who were employed were told to stay at home and work from home, or those who were employed were told to sit at home and earn your monthly salary by doing nothing. All these scenarios give ample time to nothingness. Make sure you keep your brain cells occupied with something or the other. Don’t immerse yourself into OTT shows only, but give your hobby some time to breathe freely.

 

Ultimately, it is your decision, to step out of the house, and give in to the Pandemic, or to stay indoors and practice healthy habits.

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