TWO CLEARLY KNOWN FACTS YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT COVID
1. Social Distancing
2. Building immunity
While Social distancing is an easier way, given that we need to move out for work and other activities, few people take steps to consider the second factor - Immunity building.
Few ignore, few add immune food to their diet and very few take some more active steps like increasing physical and mental fitness. Mental health challenges, triggered by the precautionary measures we take as a group at times creates so much fear and anxiety and experts say that this could be more damaging than the pandemic itself.
Though social distancing and staying indoors is a powerful way to protect, one should prepare one physical, mental and immune strength as of now there seems to be no idea as to when and how the situation would end. As one wonders about this, it is now the apt time to prepare the body, mind, and immune with certain proven tools.
The video that follows gives you a simple 20-minute regimen that can keep your body, mind, and immune system vibrant in these challenging times.
Social distancing, quarantines, forced confinement at home sometimes becomes a test to our physical and emotional resilience. (Reference from WHO)
At a time when you need to be at the peak of mental and physical health, stress due to various reasons - an emotional, financial, sedentary lifestyle, etc, compromises the immune system. This further increases the vulnerability to be infected. Hence its all the more important to take steps to keep your system at the peak of its health.
This can help you manage the current situation and also be ready when the challenge subsides.
The embedded video has a simple tool to help you physically and emotionally fit and vibrant. This needs 20 minutes of daily practice.
Children are confined to the homes
When will it end ?
Fear of contacting COVID Virus
Economic and Financial Challenges
The tendency to become sedentary leading to addictions, unhealthy diet, lack of exercise, addictive TV viewing habits
Immunity compromise, mental stress - a vicious cycle
'managing the fear of contracting the virus and worry about people close to us who are particularly vulnerable, are challenging for all of us' - World Health organization
Yoga and Pranayama are the effective tools to improve your immune system and helps to keep your natural self-defense system at its peak level of performance. This is most important today because you may have to move out for work and various reasons. So its important to start practicing now.