How do you maintain a cheerful and upbeat mood when on lockdown? Even if we’re closed, we believe it’s as vital as ever to stay connected, motivatad, and supportive of one another. We enter an area where we can really reflect as everyone of us is influenced by the present health issue. We all had our aspirations and ambitions, as well as plans for the remainder of the year, not long before the coronavirus outbreak. Nonetheless, it appears that life has been put on wait indefinitely. Some of us have acclimated to our peculiar circumstances, while others may feel lonely or demotivated.Some of us may have assumed the pandemic would be over by mid-summer, but Covid-19 cases are still being reported over the world, particularly in India, and many businesses have been forced to file for bankruptcy.After months and months of trying to be positive, it may sound clichéd at this time, but honestly, what other option do we have? Should we fold, stop, or give up?To assist you get through these trying times, we’ve put together some mental health and well-being advice that we hope will help you continue to look after yourself:The importance of routine cannot be overstated.Set short-term goals that aren’t too demanding but will get you going, such as a 14-day challenge to run 30 minutes every day.If you want to stay happy and motivated, you need a routine.Making a thorough schedule is a good habit to get into. This way, even if you fail to complete a task on your to-do list, you can always keep track of what needs to be completed and delegate it to the next day.Revisiting your milestones so you may assess your progress at regular intervals and appreciate any successes you achieve.
This is an excellent moment to fine-tune, get everything running smoothly, and enhance aspects that you may have neglected when at full sail.When the horizon seems too far off, shorten the distance by setting achievable goals.Set attainable goals to shorten the gap between you and the horizon when it feels too far away.Health is wealth.Always remember, like the ancients did, to treat our bodies with the highest respect.Fitness, in my opinion, is essential for being positive and optimistic. Regular exercise can help you enhance your mental health and mood, which I’ve discovered can make you feel more optimistic and happy about things.Taking care of yourself physically and mentally also allows you to develop and realise personal goals. Consider doing some backyard push-ups and sit-ups, as well as purchasing some at-home gym equipment. Set weekly goals, break them down, and gradually increase them as your skills improve.Good diet is essential for good health, especially when the immune system is under attack. Sugar, salt, and fat should all be consumed in moderation. Consume an adequate amount of fibre. Make fresh food a priority. Take advantage of meal delivery choices if you want to eat out.Pay close attention to your emotions.It’s important to remind ourselves that it’s okay to feel bad every now and then. We’ve all had them because they’re an unavoidable part of life. After all, we wouldn’t know joy if we didn’t have pain. Make contact with your loved ones.Limit your exposure to media coverage, as it might cause worry and panic. Choose precise times of the day when you’ll receive updates, and make sure they’re from reputable sources.If necessary, get additional assistance: You can call some support lines to get answers to your questions or to request assistance. You don’t have to be afraid or embarrassed to contact one of these organisations. Keep in mind that the most important thing is to keep healthy!Keep yourself occupied.Because we are always so busy, time has become a valuable commodity. Now that we have more time on our hands, we should make the most of it.Painting, drawing, attempting a new dish, or writing may all be very calming ways to express yourself creatively.” There are a plethora of methods to be present – after all, painting is a type of meditation.Keep your cool by reading a book or listening to a podcast. Because it allows you to multitask, a podcast is a wonderful alternative to reading.Be optimistic and spread positive.Negativity, I feel, depletes energy, whereas positive generates it. And right now, you, as well as your family and friends, need all the positive you can muster.This, too, will come to an end. We shall overcome these adversities and emerge stronger and better than we are now. Let’s make this our objective. Let’s hope for the best. When you’re positive, I believe you have something to give. Positive thinking can help you stay motivated while also motivating those around you. Is there any land on the horizon? No, not just now. However, I am confident that it exists, and I am more motivated than ever to achieve it.