In the case of a person with Corona, the cause of mental problems is a fear of death and physical symptoms. And in the case of a large population without Corona, the cause of mental distress is corona fear, sudden stagnation and temporary imprisonment in ordinary civic life, an economic downturn in individual life, overreliance on social media, uncertain future, family turmoil, social unrest, etc.
At this time, symptoms of a mental health crisis include unreasonable anxiety, irritable mood, slight anger, sleep disturbances, panic attacks, fatigue, depression, depression, excessive addiction to smoking or drugs, suicidal tendencies, etc.
In such a situation, the general rules for maintaining mental health are keeping yourself mentally sharp and smiling openly. Create new healthy daily routines in a changed life. Give family members enough time. 7-8 hours of sleep and balanced nutritious food will keep you mentally fit.
Do light exercise daily, and you can also do yoga to keep yourself mentally stimulated. Maintain a balance between income and expenditure. Keep regular phone contact with relatives, friends. Do what you enjoy doing. Such as drawing pictures, listening to music, reading books.
Give time to the children in the family, explain the situation to them in a simple way, and help them follow the rules of health, support them in their studies, and take part in the game of their choice. Take special care of older family members. Find a food for them. Be sure to contact online specialists for long-term illnesses, such as diabetes, high blood pressure, heart, and kidney disease. Avoid smoking and drugs. Take the neighbor’s news from social responsibility and help the helpless according to your ability; you will see that the mind will be better. If possible, follow the religious precepts. By and large, reduce your reliance on social media. Use the World Health Organization or Department of Health website for accurate information. Take as much as you need for awareness without relying on additional information.
Remember, being infected with Corona does not mean dying. If you do not have a major physical problem or do not already have a physical illness, you don’t need to be hospitalized. Remember that in 80% of the cases, the disease gets better if treated at home. As a result, do not panic unnecessarily. Excessive anxiety harms the body’s immune system, and there is no substitute for staying mentally healthy to recover from the virus. Get the necessary treatment by calling the hotline number announced by the government and describing the symptoms.
Since it is a contagious disease, if you want to keep the whole family away from this disease, you have to isolate yourself in a separate room with full preparation. Create your routine. Emphasize on nutritious food, necessary rest, light exercise, regular medication, and personal hygiene. Talk to family members, relatives, friends on the phone, or the Internet.
In light of your experience at this time, to encourage the affected person to write such articles through social media. Read the book you couldn’t finish. Listen to the song that the mind wants to hear again and again. Make a list of what to do when you are healthy. If you must stay in the hospital, follow these rules. Help each other in the isolation ward. Encourage each other. Under no circumstances can mental strength be lost.
The question is when to take expert advice? When excessive panic or anxiety is disrupting your daily work. You are going to panic over small things over and over again for no reason. Having regular sleep problems or depression has gone to a stage that is harming your physical health.
Corona is a global epidemic. Not with fear, but with awareness and strong morale. Obedience to the rules of health and humanity, moral courage, religious discipline, mutual amity, and social responsibility will win our Corona War.