As we come together – ironically in isolation – to fight the foe that is the Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, more commonly known as COVID-19, we have to look for new ways to control our anxiety and stress levels.
Confined to our homes, countries such as Spain and Italy imposing especially strict lockdown rules, those who are unable to get out into the open air to walk, exercise and stimulate their minds with the sounds and sights of the streets have to find new coping mechanisms.
In order to mentally prepare the mind, adequate and sound sleep is essential, and as many people have reported, the latter is not so easy in these quarantine times; the pandemic said to be giving people unusual and very vivid dreams.
In order to reset stress levels and help mental wellbeing, products like CBD capsules can help regulate your sleep, helping you to feel more rested and ready to tackle the day-to-day feelings that come with these uncertain times.
Exercise is also extremely helpful in situations such as these. We’ve already touched upon the fact that many are unable to leave their homes, or are only permitted to leave for short periods of time, however online classes are now more popular than ever, newbies and gym fanatics joining up to Instagram Live and YouTube classes, to take advantage of free, home workouts, the opportunity to join a new community and feel the benefits of the endorphins our bodies release when we’re working out.
A difficult time for all of us with no clear end in sight, the challenges we face are unique and worrying. Give yourself a break and take baby steps to manage your health, wellness and body.