The Coronavirus pandemic becoming more serious makes many of us experience a variety of negative emotions—especially the uncertainty of the situation causing Anxiety
To build up Mental Resilience is the need of the hour.
Understand Negative Emotions
A lot of anxious thoughts, will show up during this time, and avoidance of such emotions will only make them stronger. Thus, we should not ignore the negative emotions and thoughts, but rat understand and analyze them, and with logic, release them .This can lead to inner peace and good Psychological Health.
Planning and executing new routines which connect us to what really matters in life; Very Important to have a sense of purpose fitted with a structure and a routine; develop new recreational activities which befit the present scenario; meet essential human needs for which we could not take time out e.g. Learning to cook, music, painting or a language
Emotional Health and Well-Being
Emotional well-being is linked to Exercise, Good Nutrition and Socializing which needs to be regimented on a daily basis. We can change to newer regimes of healthy living which can build our mental strength
Introspect and Evolve
Even during social distancing, there is an opportunity to build psychological togetherness with family and friends through talks and discussions, using audio and video technology to stay in touch.This opportunity also gives us the chance to know ourselves for better understanding.
Finally, when we go through hard times we emerge as stronger and evolved individuals ,and
with great care and planning, we can stay psychologically strong during the pandemic and be more enlightened about the blind corners of life.