COVID 19 pandemic has forced several worldwide governments to enforce complete lockdowns to keep everyone safe. The god news is in some countries, some flexibility will be given as things are under control. In some countries, no lockdowns were imposed and some countries are still under the lockdown situation. Whatever is the case in your region, staying safe is important. Of course, the governments are taking whatever steps possible to protect people, but it is our responsibility as well that we take all necessary precautions to stay safe and keep our family safe.
I will share some tips which are necessary to follow during COVID 19 pandemic:
1. Only believe the reliable sources for information
First thing first and that is staying less anxious in this situation is a must. Whether you live with your partner, alone or with a family, it is necessary to know do not believe everything you hear and everything you read. The digital marketing platforms are widespread and the government uses different digital platforms to keep everyone informed. Also, organizations like the WHO (World Health Organization), Worldometers, etc. give accurate information about Coronavirus. To keep yourself and family stress-free, consume and believe the information shared by officials only.
2. Work on mental health
This may not sound practical to fight against Coronavirus, but it is indeed helpful in handling any situation, including, pandemic. There are some mental exercises which help you build confidence and mental strength. Practice them with your family. You can also do meditation and Yoga to control mental health and breathing.
3. Assure hygiene
This thing is insisted on by the World Health Organization (WHO) and all health experts across the globe. Of course, all of us have started following these hygiene tips and some have these norms part of their life. Still, in the goodwill of all, we would like to reiterate the top hygiene regime that you must follow:
- Wash your hands frequently. Even if you do not go out, wash your hands multiple times a day. You must wash hands for a minimum of 20 seconds.
- If you are outside, keep a distance of a minimum of 3 feet from other people.
- Frequently, rub your hands with sanitizer when you cannot wash it with soap or liquid.
- When you come from outside, wash your hands and if possible take a shower before touching anyone in the house.
- Try not to touch your mouth, eyes, and nose as much as possible.
If your partner or family does not live with you and you cannot meet due to lockdown. You must have regular calls. Show compassion and force to adopt the healthy habits mentioned in this article if your partner or family is not already following the same.
Soon, things will get normal is the wish we all seeking for. Our individual efforts to protect ourselves and our beloved will help everyone combating this virus.